His family claimed Patrick K. was on a hiking holiday, but Turkey said he was fighting for the Kurdish YPG militia.
- Author Rebecca Staudenmaier (with DPA)
Now a court in Sirnak has sentenced the German man to over six years in prison.
A Turkish court on Friday sentenced a German man to six years and three months in prison for membership of a terrorist organization.
Since last year, a number of German citizens have been detained in Turkey, putting serious strain on…