Former Kurdish deputy Leyla Zana, handcuffed gets ready to enter a van after her retrial at a State security court in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, March 28, 2003. Zana is being retried together with three other Kurdish politicians. Zana was originally sentenced to 15 years in prison for collaborating with an outlawed Kurdish group fighting for autonomy in Turkey's southeast. (AP Photo/Nuri Kaynar, Anatolia )
Mar 28 12:56 PM ET
Leyla Zana, a former Kurdish deputy now serving a 15-years prison term, stands up for identification at state security court in Ankara in this Aug. 3, 1994 file photo. After nine years in prison, Zana, a prominent advocate for Kurdish rights, and three fellow activists returned to court Friday, March 28, 2003, for a retrial that could result in their release. Orhan Dogan, center with beard, is one of the three ohter activists being retried. At left is Kurdish politician Sirri Sakik, who is not being retried. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)