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The arrest decision for Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Kars MP Ayhan Bilgen that was issued after he was released has been lifted upon the objection of his attorneys.
Ayhan had been behind bars since January 31, 2017 and was released on September 9 in the hearing held before the Diyarbakır 5th Heavy Criminal Court. He was being charged with "being a member of a terrorist organization" in the trial regarding the Kobanê protests from October 6-8, 2014.
Upon the objection to his release, Diyarbakır 6th Heavy Penal Court issued a detention warrant again for Bilgen on September 18.
Today (September 28), the arrest warrant was revoked upon objection.
9 HDP MPs behind bars
The names of the HDP MPs who are still under arrest are:
* Selahattin Demirtaş - HDP Co-Chairperson
* Figen Yüksekdağ - Former HDP Co-Chairperson (She was relieved of her MP duties and removed from HDP membership on February 21, 2017)
* İdris Baluken - Diyarbakır MP
* Selma Irmak - Hakkari MP
* Gülser Yıldırım - Mardin MP
* Ferhat Encü - Şırnak MP
* Abdullah Zeydan - Hakkari MP
* Çağlar Demirel - Diyarbakır MP
* Burcu Çelik - Muş MP
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