HDP group arrives in Hakkari for the “march for democracy”
The march aims to meet with different sections of society and deliver their demands to Ankara.
The Peoples’ Democratic Party is organizing a two-track democracy march to Ankara, beginning from the western province of Edirne and the southeastern province of Hakkari, in response to the revocation of the parliamentary status of HDP MPs Leyla Güven and Musa Farisoğulları and the Erdoğan-AKP regime's continuing crackdown on our party and the opposition in general.
As part of a broader campaign titled “The Democratic Struggle Program”, this march aims to meet with different sections of society and deliver their demands to Ankara. The march will start on June 15 from Hakkari and Edirne and end in Ankara on June 20.
HDP co-chair Mithat Sancar and deputies have arrived in Van province earlier today. After talks with the party members, they moved to the Hakkari province. The convoy stopped at the “Youth Bridge” built by Deniz Gezmiş and his companions, leading revolutiaries of the 68’s generation, at the entrance of Hakkari.
The HDP group was welcomed by HDP Hakkari branch and the people as they then walked into the city. The HDP group included co-chair Mithat Sancar, DTK (Democratic Society Congress) co-chair Berdan Öztürk, DBP (Democratic Regions Party) co-chair Saliha Aydeniz, HDK (Peoples’ Democratic Congress) co-spokesperson Sedat Şenoğlu, SYKP (Socialist Reconstruction Party) co-chair Canan Yüce, ESP (Socialist Party of the Oppressed) deputy co-chair Beycan Taşkıran, HDP Central Executive Board (MYK) and Partyr Assembly (PM) members and members of parliament.
After an welcome with great joy and enthusiasm, the group moved to the HDP building where they made the final planning fort he march to kick off tomorrow morning.
The group will be visiting people in their homes in the evening.