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This crackdown was carried out in Marseille and in the Paris region, at the request of an anti-terrorist judge, as part of a judicial investigation relating to activities linked to the PKK, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party. This Kurdish separatist organization, in armed struggle for decades against the Turkish central power, is classified as a terrorist organization by Turkey and many countries such as France and the United States.
On February 21, 2020, four people were indicted, in particular for terrorist financing, as part of an investigation into fundraising for the PKK in southwestern France.
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