U.S. pastor on trial in Turkey moved to house arrest – CNN Turk

Ismail Cem Halavurt, lawyer of the jailed pastor Andrew Brunson, arrives at Aliaga Prison and Courthouse complex in Izmir, Turkey July 18, 2018. REUTERS/Kemal Aslan

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – An American pastor who has been detained in Turkey for nearly two years on terrorism charges, straining ties between Ankara and Washington, has been transferred from jail to house arrest, broadcaster CNN Turk said on Wednesday. The report came one week after a Turkish court ruled to keep Andrew Brunson, a Christian […]

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