Six members of HDP Izmir Youth Assembly sent to prison

Six young people from HDP Izmir Youth Assembly, who were taken into custody on 31 May, were sent to prison.

Six members of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Izmir Youth Assembly, Uğur Yıldız, Mustafa Yalçın, Emre Yalçın and Harun Yakaç, Abdurrahim Kaymaz and Özkan Çakal, were remanded in custody.

The six young activists were taken into custody in Izmir on 31 May. They were sent to prison accused of being "members of a terrorist organization" by the prosecutor's office. The young people were sent to Buca Kırıklar F-Type Prison.