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Swiss court blocks extradition of alleged PKK functionary to Germany

Reuters Thursday, 4 June 2020
A Swiss court blocked the extradition to Germany of an alleged regional leader of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), ruling that German authorities had not made enough of a case against the man whose group is not banned in Switzerland.
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