08 Aug '18, 4pm

Turkish lawyers seek arrest of #USMilitary officers at #Turkey's Incirlik Air Base

A group of pro-government lawyers in Turkey have filed charges against several U.S. officers associated with Incirlik Air Base, seeking their arrest for alleged ties to terrorist groups. The accusations come amid increased tensions between the U.S. and Turkey, a NATO ally that has cracked down in recent years on political opposition, shut down media outlets and tightened control of the court system, according to international aid groups. The lawyers are seeking a temporarily halt to all flights leaving the base and access to execute a search warrant, according to court papers filed last week by the Association for Social Justice and Aid. The group is a well-known, non-governmental organization made up of backers of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The Stockholm Center for Freedom, a group of exiled journalists from Turkey, said that the warrants were likely filed in...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/turkish-lawyers-seek-arrest-...

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