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Turkish court extends activist's detention despite pressure



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A Turkish court on Friday kept civil society leader Osman Kavala in jail despite Western pressure and the risk the case could further harm Ankara’s relations with Europe. The hearing in Istanbul was the first since President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to expel 10 Western ambassadors who called for Kavala’s release. FRANCE 24’s Jasper Mortimer reports from Ankara.



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