Ban on demos and actions in Van extended for extra 15 days

The ban on actions and demonstrations in Van which has been on for more than three years was extended for another 15 days.

The longest ban on actions and demonstrations in Van began on 21 November 2016. The ban has been extended in an arbitrary and systematic way for 1,130 days.

Before the end of the year, the Governorate of Van announced that the ban was extended by another 15 days.

In the statement, the Governorate said: "Performing demonstration, open air meeting, press conference, sit-in in Van Province is banned for a period of 15 days from 25/12/2019 to 08/01/2020. Opening information tents and stands, the organization of signature campaigns, the distribution of leaflets, are prohibited."