2 get conditional jail in Kurdish terror finance case

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A Danish appeals court has given conditional jail sentences of four and five years to two men who had been found guilty of terror financing for providing millions to a Kurdish separatist group.

The Eastern High Court on Wednesday said the sentences were made conditional because the actions had taken place more than a decade ago and one of the defendants is 75 years old.

Last week, the court overturned their previous acquittal while upholding the exoneration of eight others charged with transferring at least 130 million kroner ($20 million) to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, via Kurdish organizations. The PKK, which seeks Kurdish autonomy in southeastern Turkey, is labeled a terrorist organization by the U.S. and the European Union.