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Turkey Releases Long-Held Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yucel

Germany is welcoming home a journalist who spent a year awaiting charges in a Turkish prison, while the very same court on Friday sentenced six other journalists to life in prison. Deniz Yucel, who holds dual citizenship in Germany and Turkey, made his return home to Germany Friday, where he writes for the German newspaper Die Welt and other publications. “We are infinitely happy and grateful that Deniz is free again after a year behind bars,” the Axel Springer company, which publishes...

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