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Fettullah Gulen free to return home

Fettullah Gulen free to return home

Fettullah Gulen free to return home

Fettullah Gulen, the leader of a religious movement in Turkey, was acquitted in a final ruling of the General Council of Supreme Court of Appeals yesterday. Gulen, now residing in the US, had faced allegations that he established an illegal organization to change the secular structure of Turkey and found a state based on religious rules to replace it. He was charged under the anti-terrorism law. Ankara's 11th Major Criminal Court decided in favor of Gulen's acquittal, and the ninth branch of the Supreme Court of Appeals confirmed the decision.