Turkish police arrest two HDP officials in Mersin

Turkish police have arrested the co-chair of the HDP in the Turkish city of Mersin, and the member of parliament for the HDP Barış Karabek, in connection with their protest against the political genocide campaign.

The Turkish authorities continue their campaign of political genocide in Bakur Kurdistan and Turkey, targeting Kurdish politicians.

According to information published by the Furat News Agency, the Turkish police raided today the homes of members and administrators of the HDP in the city of Mersin.

The police have arrested both the co-chair of the HDP office in Mersin Gulbuhar Shufar and the party parliament member Barış Karabek.

The two detainees had joined a protest in front of the party building last week, to denounce the political genocide campaign organized by the AKP and MHP authorities.

 


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