Opposition member of parliament, Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) speaking in parliament, May 2, 2019. © 2019 TBMM.

One brave MEP Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu (@gergerliogluof ) is being expelled from the Parliament today… #GergerlioğluYalnızDeğildir

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Opposition member of parliament, Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, from the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) speaking in parliament, May 2, 2019. © 2019 TBMM.

 

Human Rights Watch – Mar 16, 8:13 AM

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