Briton jailed in Turkey on terrorism charges flees bail back to UK

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Former soldier Joe Robinson convicted of joining Kurdish group fighting Isis in Syria

A former British soldier jailed in Turkey for more than seven years after joining a Kurdish group fighting Islamic State has secretly fled the country and returned home.

Joe Robinson, 25, was on bail pending an appeal against his sentence on terrorism charges after he volunteered for the People’s Protection Units of Syrian Kurdistan (YPG), which Turkey considers a terrorist organisation.

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