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Spain rejects Turkey's request to extradite German-based author

Europe
13.10.2017
By our dpa-correspondent and Europe Online    auf Facebook posten  Auf Twitter posten  
Madrid (dpa) - Turkish-born writer and German citizen Dogan Akhanli will not be extradited to Turkey, Spain‘s Justice Ministry said Friday.

The cabinet in Madrid has followed the recommendation of Justice Minister Rafael Catala and decided not to follow through with the extradition process, according to a statement seen by dpa.

Akhanli, a vocal critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the author of books on the Armenian genocide, was arrested on August 19 while he was on vacation in Spain. The arrest was carried out by Turkish officials with assistance from international police organization Interpol.

The Cologne-based author was released on August 20 but was required to remain in Spain and contact police on a weekly basis.

Akhanli has been living in Germany since he fled Turkey in 1991. He was cleared in absentia by a Turkish court in 2011 after being wanted for robbery and homicide since 1989. His exoneration was later overturned by a higher court, which claimed he had links to terrorists.

 

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