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American man held over activist links in Turkey

A lawyer says Turkish authorities have detained an American freelance journalist for alleged collaboration with Kurdish activists charged with links to Kurdish rebels.

Laywer Serkan Akbas says his client, Jake Hess, is likely to be deported to the United States.

Akbas said Friday that Hess had done translations for a group of activists who have since been charged with aiding the rebels.

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