AKP targets women, many detained following new police operation

Many women, including executives of TJA and Rosa Women's Association, have been taken into custody this morning in Amed.

Within the scope of an investigation launched in Diyarbakır, raids were carried out by police early this morning in the houses of many Free Women's Movement (TJA) activists and Rosa Women's Association executives and members.

The search lasted for hours not only in Diyarbakır but also in Karaköprü in Urfa, where founding member of Rosa Women's Association Narin Gezgör, founding member of Rosa Women's Association Ayla Akat Ata, President of Rosa Women's Association Adalet Kaya and TJA activist Gülcihan Şimşek were taken into custody.

It was learned that Narin Gezgör will be brought to the Diyarbakır Police Headquarters after health checks.

It is stated that the number of women detained within the scope of the operation could increase.