Şenyaşar family has been seeking justice for 18 months
The justice vigil carried out by the Şenyaşar family has marked its 573rd day. “State officials have accepted that we are right in our struggle. Yet, being right is not enough,” the family said.
On 14 June 2018, the bodyguards and relatives of AKP Urfa MP Ibrahim Halil Yıldız attacked the Şenyaşar family's shop in Suruç during the election campaign.
In the attack, brothers Celal, Adil, Mehmet, Fadıl and Ferit Şenyaşar were injured. Relatives and supporters of AKP MP Yıldız, badly injured Celal and Adil Şenyaşar, and their father Hacı Esvet Şenyaşar, when he went to the hospital to visit their sons. He was brutally murdered, being lynched in front of his wife Emine Şenyaşar.
Emine Şenyaşar and her son Ferit (who was injured in the attack), have been holding a Justice Vigil in front of the Courthouse of Urfa since 9 March 2021, demanding those responsible to be brought to account.
The vigil reache its 573rd day in front of the courthouse in Urfa.
The family resumed their vigil at their home in Suruç since the courthouse was closed at weekends.
“State officials have accepted that we are right in our struggle. Yet, being right is not enough. Fadıl Şenyaşar, whose father and 2 brothers were murdered, has been in a solitary cell for 4 years as a result of an unfair trial, and his mother has been seeking justice in front of the courthouse for 1.5 years,” the family said over social media tagging the Minister of Justice, Bekir Bozdağ.