Police raids Rosa Women's Association
"We will not bow to the politics of oppression and destruction of the sovereign system, and we will continue our struggle stronger than ever," said the women's association after the police operation.
Turkish police raided the Rosa Women's Association in Amed (Diyarbakır) in the morning.
It was reported that the police broke the door, searched the association and seized all the registration documents.
Rosa Women's Association published the following comments on social media: "In this environment where women are exposed to violence, we have worked and struggled without any interruption since the day we founded our association.
Today, we reject this unlawful practice against our Association. We will not bow to the politics of oppression and destruction of the sovereign system, and we will continue our struggle stronger than ever."
The people who have been taken into custody this morning have been named as follows:
Rosa Women's Association founding members Narin Gezgör and Ayla Akat Ata, Rosa Women's Association President Adalet Kaya, Free Women's Movement ( TJA) activists Gülcihan Şimşek and Zelal Bilgin, Democratic Regions Party (DBP) former co-chair Mehmet Arslan, HDP Central Executive Board (MYK) member Özlem Gündüz, HDP Yenişehir district branch co-chairs Remziye Sızıcı and Kasım Kaya, HDP member Mehmet Ali Altınkaynak, Kurdish politicians Celal Yoldaş, Nazile Tursun, Rosa Women's Association executive Fatma Gültekin, TJA activist Zelal Bilgin.