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Letter on the detention of Syrian journalist Rami Jarrah in Turkey

Rami Jarrah On February 19, Marietje Schaake together with 11 other Members of the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Selim Yenel, Head of the Permanent Delegation of Turkey to the EU, and Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Vice-President of the European Commission. In the letter they call for the release of award-winning journalist Rami Jarrah, currently detained in an unknown location in Turkey. Please find the letter below or download here (pdf). 20160219 Letter on Rami Jarrah