DTK condemns political lynching of Leyla Güven
DTK promised that "we will bring honorable peace to our country and our people despite all the war mongers and the dirty games played against us".
The Democratic Society Congress (DTK) issued a written statement about the political lynching of its co-chair, Leyla Güven, as well as the detention and arrests of other executives.
The statement stressed that war and tension policy has become the main policy of the AKP for a long time. "People should know - continued the statement - that everyone who is in favor of democracy and peace, especially our co-chairm, will continue to disrupt the AKP policies of war. The AKP is afraid of peace, and is fed by war. These policies have no end. We are inviting all citizens of this country to stand side by side and oppose the ruling party."
The DTK reminded that following new house raids in Van, DTK co-presidency council member, Fikret Doğan and 6 executives were unlawfully arrested. “We do not accept and condemn these unlawful arrests. - said the statement . The arrests of our members are now an arbitrary practice."
The DTK issued a call "to all women's movements, our peoples, national and international public opinion, democratic mass organizations, trade union and labor organizations and democratic opposition in general. It is of vital importance to reject these reckless and dangerous attacks against our people and executives and against all Kurdish institutions. Likewise it is important to reject the lynching of our co-chair Leyla Güven."
The statement ended by saying: "It should be known that the unjust and unlawful pressures on us only serve to strengthen our determination and belief in the struggle. We promise that we will bring honorable peace to our country and our people despite all the war mongers and the dirty games played against us."