Turkey: Further information on prisoners of conscience: Mahmut Sakar, Nimetullah Gunduz, Abdullah Cager, Melike Alp (f), Sinan Tanrikulu, Firat Anli, Hanifi Isik, Serif Atmaca, Servet Ayhan
Mahmut Sakar, Nimetullah Gunduz, Abdullah Cager and Melike Alp were released on 17 April after a hearing at Diyarbakir State Security Court. The next hearing of their continuing trial will be on 12 June. The five members of the Diyarbakir Human Rights Association still in custody will appear at the first hearing of their trial on 1 May. They are prisoners of conscience.