Turkish prosecutor challenges acquittal of Dutch journalist on terror charges

April 14, 2015 4:22 PM

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ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A Dutch journalist faces a retrial in Turkey for spreading "terrorist propaganda", after a prosecutor said on Tuesday he would appeal a court decision to acquit her.

On Monday, a court in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir ruled that freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink's reporting and posts on social media did not amount to "terrorist propaganda" but was journalism.

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