Turkish court acquits Dutch journalist of Kurdish rebel propaganda charges

April 13, 2015 12:42 PM

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DIYARBAKIR, Turkey – A Turkish court has acquitted a Dutch journalist of charges of engaging in propaganda on behalf of the banned Kurdish rebel group.

Freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink was briefly detained in January and then accused of making "propaganda for a terrorist organization" in a series of social media postings.

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