MEP Villumsen calls on the EU to condemn arrests of HDP members

Danish Member of the European Parliament, Nikolaj Villumsen, said the European Union must clearly condemn the latest HDP arrests.

Nikolaj Villumsen, Member of the European Parliament representing The Red-Green Alliance for Denmark said in a tweet: "Erdogan intensify the oppression against the democratic opposition in Turkey. Today 82 politicians from the HDP have been arrested due to their solidarity with the fight against Daesh."

Villumsen said: "The European Union must clearly condemn the arrests and call for freedom for all political prisoners."