Turkey: Campaign for Kurdish singer and activist Gazin (Raziye Kızıl)



Petition for Kurdish singer and activist Gazin

“Kurdish activist and singer Gazin (Raziye Kızıl) is facing jail time for simply singing two songs,” writes Kamayani Bali-Mahabal who has started a petition addressed to the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Raziye Kızıl was sentenced to one year in prison for having sung two Kurdish songs and thereby “making propaganda for an illegal organisation”. A second trial against her now carries an extra five-year prison threat, reported BİA News Center on 11 October 2011.
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Gazin – Raziye Kızıl


Change.org – October 2011:

‘Free Raziye Kızıl, (Gazin) Kurdish singer and activist’

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