Police take 24 women into custody in Ankara
The police attacked women protesting the possible withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention in Ankara and detained 24 of them, including MA reporter Eylem Akdağ.
Women from the Ankara Women's Platform had gathered in Ankara to make a life chain at the exit of Kolej Metro against the withdrawal from the Istanbul Convention. Women could not reach the area that was blocked by police before the action.
The police attacked women and detained 24 of them, including MA reporter Eylem Akdağ.
Activists named some of the women taken into custody as follows: Lawyer Sevinç Hocaoğulları, Nebiye Merttürk, Buse Üçer, Aysun Gençtanır, Zeynep Tan, Aylin Heart, Kardelen Demir, Emel Vural, Yağmur Alaz Gülveren, Gülçin Polat, Sena Bademli, Arzu Kurt (lawyer), Sude Sivri Gülbahar Gündüz, Beste Uymaz, Tuğba Koçer, Serap Kaplan, Meziyet Yıldız, Deniz Akıl, Sibel Göktaş, Zelalsu Değirmenci, Fatma Kılıçarslan, journalist Eylem Akdağ and a woman only known as Meryem.
No information was given about where the detained women were taken.