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15 Detained, 21 Arrested In Turkish Government’s ‘Political Genocide’ Operations On Kurds

9 March 2016

Kurdish Question

Detainments and arrests of Kurdish politicians and activists continued across many cities in Turkey and North Kurdistan today.

Police teams raided buildings in Istanbul, Van Şırnak, Adana, Adıyaman and Siirt to detain people.

Of the 36 people detained 21 have already been arrested on charges of being members of an ‘illegal organisation’, including People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Van, Gevaş district co-chairs Bedriye Öner and Nevzat Altundal and Democratic Regions Party co-chair Bülent Kamış and many councillors.

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