Simultaneous attacks against Alevi institutions in Ankara
Simultaneous attacks were carried out against Ana Fatma Djemevi, Şah-ı Mardan Djemevi, Gökçebel Village Association and Turkmen Alevi Bektashi Foundation in Ankara.
Simultaneous attacks were carried out on Tuzluçayır Ana Fatma Djemevi, Ege Mahallesi Şah-ı Merdan Djemevi, Gökçebel Village Association and Turkmen Alevi Bektashi Foundation in Ankara.
A woman who was injured as a result of the knife attack on the Turkmen Alevi Bektashi Foundation was taken to the hospital. There was also a stone attack on the doors of Alevi organizations.
The people gathered in front of the Ana Fatma Cemevi Ankara Branch of the Democratic Alevi Associations, which was attacked, and waited there for hours.
Association President Mustafa Karabudak made a short statement in front of the Cemevi saying that the political power targeted Alevis and added: “Today is the first day of Muharram and we have learned that there are various attacks on Alevis' Djemevis and associations in Ankara. These attacks are being carried out simultaneously. This shows that it was all done in a planned way."
Karabudak said: "The political power has a responsibility in these attacks. We have camera footage. We will file a complaint. The political power must find those who did this. Thank you to everyone who came here and supported us. On Sunday we will hold a meeting as all Alevi institutions and we will make a statement afterwards.”
PSAKD chair Cuma Erçe and HDP Central Executive Board (MYK) member Turgut Öker also visited the Djemevi. HDP Deputies Tülay Hatimoğulları and Murat Çepni also went to the DAD Mother Fatma Djemevi and received information about the attacks.