People of Şırnak protest the usurpation of their will

In the centre of Şırnak, people marched against the usurpation of will with "transported" soldiers.

Democratic Regions Party (DBP) Co-Chair Çiğdem Kılıçgün Uçar, DEM Party MPs Saliha Aydeniz, Zeki İrmez and DEM Party Co-Chairs, hundreds of people marched to the courthouse to object to the election results in Şırnak centre and Uludere district.

The delegation and the people marching towards Şırnak Courthouse were blocked by the police at Ömer Kabak Square. The delegation and the accompanying residents were attacked by the Turkish police with tear gas and rubber bullets as they insisted on continuing their march. 

Erkan Tepeli, advisor of Çiğdem Kılıçgün Uçar, was injured by a gas canister hitting his head during the police attack. Turan Saltan, DEM Party's co-mayor candidate for Şırnak Municipality, suffered a bloody nose.

The Turkish police also prevented press members and detained many people under torture.