Many detained as Turkish forces attack HDP people in Hasankeyf
The HDP group was attacked by Turkish gendarmerie forces when they started a march from the town to Batman city center.
The ancient town of Hasankeyf will be flooded by the Ilısu Dam as the AKP regime seeks to destroy the history of 12 thousand years despite strong reactions.
Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Youth Council and Young Women’s Council started a vigil to save Hasankeyf.
Batman Co-mayors Mehmet Demir and Songül Korkmaz, HDP MP Ayşe Acar Başaran and HDP Youth Council members went to Hasankeyf today to manifest their objection to the AKP regime’s plans to destroy the ancient town.
The group, denied permission to demonstrate in Hasankeyf, was attacked by Turkish gendarmerie forces when they started a march from the town to Batman city center.
Many people were taken into custody in the crackdown.