4 lawyers released from prison in Amed

Four lawyers, who were arrested in Amed (Diyarbakır) on April 25 as part of an investigation launched by the Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, have been released from prison.

News Center- On April 25, 2023, an arrest warrant was issued against 216 people, including journalists and lawyers, by the Diyarbakır Public Prosecutor’s Office in the line with testimonies of a person named Ümit Akbıyık. 52 of those detained were imprisoned pending trial on terrorism-related charges.

Lawyers Burhan Arta, Özüm Vurgun, Serhat Hezer and Şerzan Yelboğa were four of them. Today, they have been released from prison under judicial control.