Suspected Turkish far-left militants detained in France

The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front or DHKP/C, the largest of Turkey's many far-left factions, is on the European Union's list of outlawed terrorist organisations.

Suspected Turkish far-left militants detained in France
Eight suspected members of Turkey's far-left Revolutionary People's Liberation Party were placed under formal investigation in France last week and four have been held in custody, a justice official said on Monday.

The eight, who were arrested in Lyon and Paris, are accused of "financing terrorism and criminal association in connection with a terrorist organisation," the official said.

The Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front or DHKP/C, the largest of Turkey's many far-left factions, is on the European Union's list of outlawed terrorist organisations.

Reuters
Last Mod: 17 Haziran 2008, 08:55
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