TAGS: Individuals at Risk, Urgent Action Network • Prisoners of Conscience • Turkey •
April 27, 2011

Leyla Zana — Special Focus Case


Leyla Zana and three other parliamentarians were released from prison on June 9, 2004 by order of a Turkish appeals court.

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Leyla Zana and three other parliamentarians were released from prison on June 9, 2004 by order of a Turkish appeals court. Amnesty International USA championed Leyla Zana’s case through the Casework Program’s Special Focus Case project. More than 400 AIUSA groups in the Northeast Region, and many others around the country, have campaigned intensively for the release of Zana and her colleagues.