Aslı, Necmiye and Zana released

İSTANBUL – The hearing of the closure Özgür Gündem daily case was held in Istanbul today. The court decided to release Aslı Erdoğan, Necmiye Alpay and Zana Kaya on condition of judicial control and ruled continuation of detention for İnan Kızılkaya.

The hearing of the closure Özgür Gündem case, where Özgür Gündem’s Editor-in-Chief Zana Kaya and editor İnan Kızılkaya, Publishing Consultancy Board Members and author Aslı Erdoğan and linguist Necmiye Alpay, lawyer Eren Keskin and writer Fatma Koşar are tried, was held in Istanbul 23rd High Criminal Court.

The court decided to release Aslı Erdoğan, Necmiye Alpay and Zana Kaya on condition of judicial control and ruled continuation of detention for İnan Kızılkaya.