Medhat Sanjar, co-chair of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), is facing an investigation into his speech during the Nowruz celebrations in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey. last Sunday.
In detail, the General Prosecutor’s Office in Diyarbakir opened an investigation into Sangar for promoting a terrorist organization, as the Turkish media reported on Tuesday.
The General Prosecutor’s Office in Diyarbakir held Nowruz celebrations in the Kurdish majority state, and 13 people were arrested on Monday for promoting a terrorist organization.
And media confirmed that legal action has been taken against 81 people who attended the celebrations and that the related proceedings for 13 detainees are pending at the Security Directorate.
Erdogan insulted and imprisoned!
It is noteworthy that an Istanbul court on Monday sentenced former HDP President Salahuddin Demirtas to 3 years and 6 months in prison for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Demirta’s testimony at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport in 2015 on his return from Russia.
On Friday, Turkish police arrested dozens of leaders of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), the best-known pro-Kurdish party, which, according to the party and the media, is threatened with a judicial ban.
Petition to the Constitutional Court
On Wednesday, the Turkish General Prosecutor filed a petition with the Supreme Constitutional Court in the Constitutional Court demanding the dissolution of the HDP, the country’s third largest party. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused of being linked to terrorism.
In the indictment he submitted, the Attorney General accepted President Erdogan’s views and stressed that the party is organically linked to the Kurdish Labor Party, which Ankara and its Western allies classify as terrorists.
The attorney general also called for 687 members of the HDP to be prevented from holding political offices for five years, including former chairman Demirtaş and other prominent figures of the party.
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