Prisoners denied communication and visit for a month for singing in Kurdish

Nine female prisoners, including DTK co-chair Leyla Güven, in Elazığ Women's Prison have received punishment for singing in the Kurdish language.

An investigation was launched against nine female prisoners, including Democratic Society Congress (DTK) Co-chair Leyla Güven, in Elazig Women's Closed Prison. The prisoners have been given a one-month ban on communication and visits for singing in Kurdish.

Some prisoners, including Güven, will not be allowed to make a phone call for one month while other prisoners will not be allowed to meet their relatives for one month.