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PKK’s Ocalan Plays Basketball, Volleyball on Prison Island: HT

Dec. 31 (Bloomberg) -- Imprisoned Kurdistan Workers’ Party, or PKK, leader Abdullah Ocalan plays basketball on Tuesdays and volleyball Fridays with other inmates, Haberturk newspaper says, citing Justice Minister Sadullah Ergin. * Ocalan chats with 5 other inmates for 5 hours a week: HT * Ocalan does not have access to TV or computer; can read newspapers, books: HT * Ergin revealed details about Ocalan’s prison conditions in response to opposition lawmaker Aytun Ciray: HT

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