No free will for some: Pro-Kurdish Metropolitan Mayors of Diyarbakır, Mardin and Van Removed from Office…

The Ministry of Interior has announced that Metropolitan Mayors of Diyarbakır, Mardin and Van have been removed from office on the ground that there are ongoing investigations against them at heavy penal courts.
The news comes after Wives of Turkey’s opposition figures meet in show of solidarity  (The wives of leaders and officials from Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) meets with Demirtaş’ wife:
It was a courageous act as the governing coalition would immediately label this as a support for terrorism.
Erdoğan heavily depends on ultranationalists for a while and confiscation of Kurdish municipalities looks like a concession to this clique…

Support Rises for #freedemirtas Campaign

A social media campaign has been launched for Selahattin Demirtaş, the former HDP Co-Chair who has been behind

Click to read the article in Turkish The Ankara 3rd Penal Court of Peace has ruled that access to 136 web addresses be blocked upon a request by the Gendarmerie General Command. Both the request and the verdict are dated, July 16, 2019. As well as…

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