Co-chairs of HDP and DBP Antep branches jailed

The Turkish regime’s political genocide operations against the Kurdish people, their elected representatives and the opposition continue without interruption.

A total of 57 people were taken into custody in a political genocide operation carried out in the scope of an investigation by the Chief Prosecutor’s Office in Antep on November 14.

Eight of the detainees, who included HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) Antep provincial branch co-chair Müslüm Kılıç, DBP (Democratic Regions Party) Antep provincial branch co-chair Abdullah İnce and HDP Şehitkamil district branch co-chair Salman Tutumlu, were referred to court after the finalization of their procedures at the police department.

All of the eight detainees were remanded in custody for alleged “membership to a terrorist organization” and sent to Antep H Type Closed Prison.

Four of the detainees had also been remanded in custody and sent to the H Type Closed Prison on November 19, while five of them were released.

13 out of the 57 detainees have been imprisoned so far while 39 others are still held at the police department.