ANF | Kurds urge France to lift the “state secret” on Paris killings

The Democratic Kurdish Council of France (CDK-F) said that the French authorities have yet not removed the “state secret” on the information possessed by French intelligence services.

On January 9, 2013, in Paris, PKK founding member Sakine Cansız (Sara), KNK Paris Representative Fidan Doğan (Rojbin) and Kurdish youth movement member Leyla Şaylemez (Ronahi) were killed by three bullets each in their heads.

While the investigation revealed that the triple murder was organized by the Turkish intelligence agency, the French authorities have refused to share the information with the prosecutor who conducted the investigation on the grounds that it was a state secret.

“This refusal has a huge impact on the progress of the investigation and ensures that these terrorist crimes committed by the Turkish intelligence service (MIT) on French soil go unpunished,” CDK-F said. “Not lifting the state secret will be a serious denial of justice by the French authorities.”

CDK-F called for a demonstration at ‘28 Place Vendôme’ near the Ministry of Justice on Wednesday, 24 March, to demand the removal of state secret designation and ending impunity.