Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Hatip Dicle on trial for separate charges

28 September 2010

Trials combined for Hatip Dicle

Democratic Society Congress (DTK) Ex- Co-Chair Hatip Dicle’s file about is trial for “membership of an organization”, has been combined with the file of KCK (Kurdistan Democratic Confederation).

On the demand of his lawyers’ Dicle’s case file on “membership of an organization” because of 3 separate speeches, which was advanced at Diyarbakır 6th High Criminal Court, was combined with KCK file.

Reminding that Dicle will be tried in KCK file also for “organization membership” due to same speeches, Dicle’s lawyer demanded the combination of the file with KCK file as he was separately tried by 6th High Criminal Court in the running case. The demand of the lawyers, which remarked that two times trial would be a repeating, was taken into consideration by the court and the file was combined with KCK file.

Translation: Berna Ozgencil