House confinement has been issued for Acun Karadağ, Nazife Onay, Nazan Bozkurt and Esra Özakça, who is the wife of imprisoned teacher Semih Özakça who is on hunger strike demanding that he be reinstated to his job.
Ankara 5th Criminal Judgeship of Peace considered the objection by Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office raised against decision of release on probation.
The judgeship sentenced the five figures to house confinement on charge of “being a member of a terror organization and propagandizing for a terror organization”.
Esra Özakça stated that they are preparing for appeal but the decision is tried to be executed as soon as possible. Remarking that the verdict was political, Özakça stressed that her right to visit her husband Semih Özakça will be prevented.
On July 6, police had raided house of Veli Saçılık in addition to the figures who received punishment of house confinement. Esra Özakça and Nazife Onay were detained as they were walking on the street and were released on probation. (BK/TK)
Related bianet News
Guardians Check on Gülmen, Özakça: “Are You Dead or Alive” 12 July 2017Waking arrested academic Nuriye Gülmen who is now on the 126th day of ...
Police Raid Houses of Protesters on Yüksel Street Demanding Their Jobs Back 07 July 2017Police have raided the houses of Saçılık, Özakça, Karadağ, Onay and other demonstrators ...
Most Read Today
Cumhuriyet Trial Defendants Begin Pleading 24 July 2017
CUMHURİYET DAILY TRIAL Journalists March to Court for Cumhuriyet Daily Trial 24 July 2017
BÜYÜKADA OPERATION Detention Warrant Allegedly Issued for 4 Rights Advocates 21 July 2017
1 Soldier Killed in Siirt 24 July 2017