Eight people jailed in Lice, Amed

Twelve people were arrested during raids in the Lice. Eight of them were then jailed for "supporting a terrorist organisation".

Three days ago, special units of the Turkish police and army stormed apartments in Lice and surroundin rural areas in the Northern Kurdistan province of Amed (Diyarbakır) and arrested twelve people.

While four of the detainees were released on condition of judicial control, eight were remanded in custody for allegedly “aiding and abetting and membership of a terrorist organisation”.