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Deniz Yucel is a German-Turkish journalist working as a correspondent for German daily "Welt." He was detained in pre-trial custordy in Turkey in February 2017 on charges of supporting terrorism.
Deniz Yucel's imprisonment in Turkey sparked a wave of protest in and from Germany. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Yucel of espionage and of being an agent of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Criticism of Yucel's detention has been loud in Germany, with many accusations that it was a politically motivated move designed to sway sympathies toward Erdogan ahead of a referendum regarding the powers of the president. Here you can find an automatic compliation of DW content about Deniz Yucel
A verdict is expected in the trial of a German journalist arrested in Turkey on terrorism-related charges. It comes as journalists critical of the government find it increasingly difficult to carry out their work.
German reporter Deniz Yücel, previously imprisoned in Turkey, became the latest target for German right-wing extremists with a new wave of threatening emails. Police in the state of Hesse are facing awkward questions.