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Turkey: Musician sentenced to jail for ‘making terrorist propaganda’ with music video

22 January 2019
Turkish musician Azad Bedran has been sentenced to three years and nine months in jail over a music video.
Photo: Azad Bedran / Instagram

 

On 15 January 2019, the Diyarbakır 8th High Criminal Court in Turkey sentenced musician Azad Bedran to three years and nine months in jail for “criminal elements” in the music video for his song Partizan (Partisan), reported Gazete Duvar.

The video allegedly “makes propaganda for a terrorist organisation”, according to Susma.

After the hearing, Bedran said his lawyers will appeal the sentence in a higher court.

He also thanked his supporters on social media.

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