Turkey

French Student Faces Thirty-Two Years in Prison

Arrested on terrorism charge after Labour Day rally

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Human rights groups are demanding that Turkey revise its anti-terrorism laws after a teenager was arrested at a Labour Day rally and now faces 32 years in jail.

Sevil Sevimli who was born in France to Turkish Kurd parents has been detained since May when she attended the workers' parade in Istanbul.

Along with five others, the 20-year-old is accused of links to a far-left extremist group.

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