Democracy Vigil in Amed continues

The vigil was followed by a sit-in action.

The Democracy Vigil against the seizure of the municipality in Amed has continued under police siege for the past 27 days.

HDP MPs and many residents of the city have joined today’s vigil, as well as dismissed co-mayor Selçuk Mızraklı and representatives of trade unions and political parties.

Speakers who included co-chair of KAYYDER, a constituent of the East and Southeast Associations Platform, Tuncay Gökçe, and EMO (Chamber of Electrical Engineers) Executive Board Chairperson Gazi İpek called for the return of people’s will and urged solidarity with the ongoing resistance against the political coup of the Turkish regime.