British hero is arrested in Turkey for – wait for it – supporting US/UK backed anti-terrorist forces

Joe Robinson (third from left, bottom row) is a former British soldier from Lancashire. He is accused of “membership of a terrorist organisation” after he was arrested while on holiday in Turkey. Why? Because he was a former combat medic with Kurdish-led forces fighting Daesh (Isis/Isil). But those same forces are closely working with US and British military. Robinson was at the Aegean resort of Didim with his girlfriend Mira Rojkan and her mother when they were arrested by police. His girlfriend, a Leeds University student, and her mother were later released. Robinson was accused of posting pro-Kurdish propaganda on Facebook. It is thought he is also accused of being part of a Kurdish militia.

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