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Figen Yüksekdağ sentenced to 1 year in prison – Figen Yüksekdağ whose membership in HDP and the Turkish parliament was revoked has been sentenced to 1 year in prison.

ANF ADANA Thursday, 8 Jun 2017, 12:48 – Hearing of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Van MP and former co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ resumed today at Adana 11th Criminal Court of First Instance. Yüksekdağ, jailed in Kandıra Type F Closed Prison, refused to attend the hearing through video conference system SEGBİS. Yüksekdağ was given 1 year prison sentence for alleged charge of “insulting the Turkish Republic Government” due to her speeches during a funeral and a press statement organized by HDP Adana branch at Uğur Mumcu Square on October 12, 2015. www.mesop.de