Turkish military forces threaten the people in Lice

People are subject to increasing repression by Turkish state forces in the Kurdish region.

The Turkish army is conducting an operation in Lice district of Amed (Diyarbakır) since Monday with the support of the Turkish Air Force. A curfew was announced on Thursday in 65 villages and hamlets in Lice and Hani districts.

While all roads leading to the affected villages are closed, the population is insulted and threatened by the operations units. People are not allowed to leave their homes. Reports are coming through of several arrests in the region.