Imprisoned former co-chair of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş put forth his perspectives for the upcoming general elections and the political situation in Turkey in an article published on T24.
HDP co-chair Pervin Buldan, has attended to Women’s Assembly gathering in Ankara. Buldan stated that HDP aspires to govern the country. Thus, HDP will never be defeated, and will prevail.
HDP Parliamentary Group Deputy Chair Meral Danış Beştaş: “The short-, medium-, and long-term consequences of an HDP shutdown are all the same: a totally dark future.”
The daily Yeni Yaşam interviewed Figen Yüksekdağ, imprisoned former co-chairperson of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), through an exchange of written questions and answers that went in and out of Kandıra Prison in Turkey’s western province of Kocaeli.
Statement by our Foreign Affairs Co-spokespersons Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy: “We call on the international community to increase its solidarity with the HDP and the Kurds, as the attacks on us are very much on the rise and becoming even deadlier.”
‘Systematic repression’ has evolved into ‘deadly attacks’: Today, the second attack took place in Konya against Kurdish family, who had previously been attacked by a fascists. Three women were among seven members of the family who were brutally murdered.
Co-spokespersons of the HDP’s Foreign Affairs Commission, Felaknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy, provide their assessment on the current situation in Turkey.
Information note by our Foreign Affairs Co-spokespersons Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy: These racist attacks are the result of criminalization policies carried out by the AKP-MHP coalition against Kurds and the HDP.
HDP Agriculture Commission Spokesperson Rıdvan Turan has accused the AKP-MHP government of being responsible for the racist attack on Kurdish seasonal workers.
‘Systematic repression’ has evolved into ‘deadly attacks’: A racist attack in which at least 60 people attacked the Kurdish family with guns. One of the family members, Hakim Dal (43) was killed in the attack.
The Rojava Revolution is an important historical experience, whose achievements need to be preserved and consolidated as an inspiration for the peoples of the Middle East.
In addition to all other legal and political pressures we have, such as never-ending waves of arrests and party closure and Kobane cases, we now also have to struggle against such cowardly physical attacks.
A man fired shots at the HDP’s district office in Marmaris, Muğla. No one was hurt in the attack and the assailant has been detained.
Gergerlioğlu: “…my release is a harbinger of the freedom of our other friends. It is a harbinger of an end to the attacks targeting our party. May the people smile, I smile deep inside, my heart smiles.”
The indictment seeking the closure of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and its 70-folder appendix were notified to the party on July 9 by Constitutional Court (AYM) which is imposed by the Erdogan regime as a politically arbitrary decision.
Hatip Dicle, a member of the delegation having talks with imprisoned PKK leader Öcalan during the resolution process, has commented on President Erdoğan’s statement that “the HDP ended the resolution process” for the Kurdish question.
European Parliament resolution adopted in Strasbourg on the 8th July 2021 on the repression of the opposition in Turkey, specifically the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)
HDP Parliamentary Group Deputy Chair Meral Danış Beştaş has underlined that all arrested HDP politicians must be released as per the ruling of rights violation given by the Constitutional Court for dismissed HDP MP Gergerlioğlu.
Established to make preparations for the HDP closure case and Kobanî trial, the HDP Law Office has started working. Co-Chair Sancar has said that “no one should doubt the HDP will push its weight around in the clearest way possible if the HDP is closed.”
Swedish Foreign Minister Ann Linde responded to a parliamentary question raised by MP Amineh Kakabaveh about the HDP members held in prison within the scope of the Kobanê Case and the Turkish state’s invasion attacks in South Kurdistan and Rojava.