How would you in Britain regard a similar onslaught against a British court before the opening of a major trial? The security measures taken in the Ocalan case are in line with those in top security cases involving terrorism in other countries.
Many of her other remarks about the situation inside Turkey are simply absurd. Ocalan himself has never denied leadership of the PKK.
If Julie Flint had been an unbiased observer, this was surely a point at which she could have looked in some detail at the activities of the PKK which brought Ocalan into the dock, rather than mentioning in passing that around 30,000 people have died, as if this were a minor point in the Ocalan story.
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