Ömer Mutlu was given 13 years and 9 months in prison for lowering Turkish flag in Amed last year.
Ömer Mutlu has received a long prison sentence for lowering the Turkish flag at a Turkish Air Force base during a protest into the killing of Ramazan Baran and Baki Akdemir in Lice.Ramazan Baran and Baki Akdemir were shot by soldiers in Lice on 7 June last year during protests at the building of military bases. During the funeral of Ramazan Baran in Amed on 8 June a group stoned a sentry post at the 2nd Air Force Command and a person by the name of Ömer Mutlu climbed up the flag pole and lowered the Turkish flag.Ömer Mutlu was later arrested in Lice district.At his trial yesterday in the no. 5. Serious Criminal Court in Amed Ömer Mutlu was handed a 13 year 9 month sentence for lowering the Turkish flag.