Lawyer Necat Çiçek taken into custody

ÖHD executive and lawyer Necat Çiçek was taken into custody during a new police political operation.

The house of lawyer Necat Çiçek, an executive of the Lawyers for Freedom Association (ÖHD), in Amed was raided by the police. After the search, Necat Çiçek was taken into custody.

ÖHD Amed Branch said in its social media accounts: “Our branch executive, lawyer Necat Çiçek, was taken into custody this morning within the scope of an investigation carried out by the Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor's Office. We do not accept attacks aimed at criminalizing our professional activities! Lawyer Necat Çiçek should be released immediately!”