The hearing of the trial over the killing of Deniz Poyraz in HDP İzmir office began with a 3.5-hour delay. The Presiding Judge said, “The eyes of the public of Turkey and the world are on this case. We have to maintain order and discipline at the hearing.”
Deputy co-chair of the HDP Tayip Temel pointed out people are not bound to choose between two evils and emphasized the importance of a Third Way.
43 bar associations & human rights organizations from Turkey and the world have sent a letter to the (Special rapporteurs for torture, other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment or punishment) as well as working groups of the United Nations (UN) titled “Urgent Action: Imminent risk to health and life of ill prisoner Aysel Tuğluk.”
Statement by HDP Foreign Affairs Co-spokespersons Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy: (..) Turkey’s prisons have become centers of ill-treatment and torture. According to human rights organizations, there are currently over 1,600 sick prisoners in Turkey (..)
The European Parliament has launched a campaign in support of the MPs who face pressure, threats, and violations as a result of their political actions.
On 16 December 2021, An interpellation has given to Ann Linde, Foreign Minister of Sweden by MP Amineh Kakabaveh regarding ‘imprisoned HDP politicians and the Kurdish question in Turkey’.
Information note by Co-spokespersons of HDP for Foreign Affairs Feleknas Uca and Hişyar Özsoy regarding the worsening conditions and deaths in Turkey’s prisons
A motion in support of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has been adopted in the Austrian National Council.
“Prisons in Turkey have been turned into ‘centres for human rights violations’, where many inhuman and degrading treatments, especially violations of the right to life, are practiced.” IHD
Statement by HDP Women’s Assembly
We call on the international community, on all democrats, and especially on women’s organizations to raise their voices against the inhumane practices and crimes that are being committed in Turkey’s prisons.
We call to all women: Let us defend the politics of life against the murderous policy imposed on imprisoned women, as embodied in the person of Aysel Tuğluk!
Statement by HDP’s Co-spokespersons for Foreign Affairs Feleknas Uca & Hişyar Özsoy
We condemn in the strongest terms the murder of Merwan Bedel, Co-chair of the Autonomous Governing Council in Shingal (Sinjar)
(..) in order to reach a conclusion quickly, the rejection of almost all demands made by the defence lawyers, and the sudden change of the head of the court, all demonstrate the illegality of the proceedings.
Latest news and statement by HDP’s Co-spokespersons for Foreign Affairs Feleknas Uca & Hişyar Özsoy regarding Kobani Case:
“(..) insistence on ending the case as soon as possible. This insistence is political (..)”
5th anniversary of November 4 crackdowns against the HDP, human rights violations, systematic repressions, war against Kurds, occupation and use of chemical weapons etc..
A summary by Devriş Çimen, Representative of the HDP in Europe
HDP Co-Chair, Pervin Buldan, called the mandate an “extension of war and occupation”. At the HDP’s parliamentary group meeting, she described it as directed against the Kurds, and as intended to give air to Islamist groups such as ISIS and Al-Nusra Front
Turkish Parliament will vote on Erdogan’s official call for authorization of a two-year extension of the cross-border military operations in Iraq and Syria.
Demirtaş’s attorney has said that the Committee and the ECtHR Grand Chamber had already evaluated the arguments in Turkey’s response.
Encompassing 135 social democratic and socialist parties from 93 countries, the Progressive Alliance has adopted a resolution: “We note, especially, the continued harassment of the HDP and call for an immediate reversal of this attack on democracy.”
The Peoples’ Democratic Party has presented a new roadmap. The document contains concrete proposals for conflict resolution and thus sustainably promote the democratic development of the country.