Detention Warrant for HDP MP Osman Baydemir

Detention warrant has been issued for HDP Party Spokesperson Osman Baydemir, who would hold a speech at the HDP Group Meeting today.

J.M. Coetzee Delivers Message in Support of Gülmen, Özakça on Hunger Strike

Nobel Laureate author J.M. Coetzee has sent a message for Gülmen and Özakça, said that “Turkey needs to return to the rule of law”.

New Executive Central Board in AKP Assigned: 12 Men, 3 Women

New Central Executive Board has been assigned in the Central Decision Board meeting held for the first time following President Erdoğan’s being elected AKP Chair again.

Curfews in 43 Villages in Diyarbakır

Curfew was declared as of this morning in 43 villages in four districts in Diyarbakır.

HDP MP Konca Taken into Custody

HDP Siirt MP Besime Konca who had been released pending trial has been taken into custody in Batman province upon objection of the Prosecutor’s Office to her release.

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