Tacettin Turan released after 30 years in prison

Many people welcomed the release of Tacettin Turan after 30 years of captivity, by setting off fireworks and lighting torches.

Tacettin Turan, who was arrested after being taken into custody in Bismil district of Amed in 1994 and sentenced to life imprisonment by the Turkish State Security Court (DGM) for "disrupting the unity and integrity of the State", was released after 30 years of captivity.

After Turan was released from Trabzon Beşikdüzü T Type Closed Prison, he came to his family home in the neighbourhood of Dicle in Bismil district.

The Association for Assistance, Solidarity, Unity and Culture with Families Who Lost Their Relatives in the Cradle of Civilizations (MEBYA-DER), Association for Assistance with Families of Detainees (TUAY-DER), Free Women's Movement (TJA), Democratic Regions Party (DBP), People's Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party) executives, welcomed Turan.