Governor of Şırnak issues new 15-day entry and exit ban
The Turkish state banned almost all of Şırnak rural areas to civilians.
The Governorate of Şırnak banned the 15 regions located in the city center and the connected districts to the civilians on the pretext of being "Special Security Zone".
This measure will run from 1 to 15 January. Prohibitions have been extended for years in a systematic and arbitrary way.
The prohibited areas are as follows: Cudi Dağı, Bestler Dereler, Kurt Dağı, Kureşin, Karaçalı Tepe, Kel Mehmet Dağı, Serin Vadi, 2088 rakımlı Tepe, Küçük Su Yaylası, Gabar Dağı, Faraşin Yaylası, Altın Dağ, İncebel Dağ, Oymakaya, Tanin Bölgesi."
On 30 December, the Governorate of Antep declared a "special security zone" for 48 days along the Syrian border line.
On 27 December, entry and exit in 5 provinces were prohibited for 15 days by Hakkari Governorship.