German-Turkish journalist Yucel free


German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel, who was detained in Turkey a year ago, has been released from jail, German newspaper Die Welt reported on Friday citing his lawyer.

The German Foreign Ministry confirmed his release.

Yucel, a reporter for Die Welt, was jailed on suspicion of spreading propaganda in support of a terrorist organization and inciting violence. He denied the accusations and no indictment was made.


Zainab Sa’id