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Pro-Kurdish DBP’s Co-chair (Democratic Regions Party) and 4000 members are under arrest

Co-chair of  DBP Kamuran Yüksek stated “More than 4000 of official party members, 75 co-mayors have been arrested and the Turkish government appointed trustees to the 56 municipalities since the November 1 election.” in early press conference on Thursday.
Yüksek said “All of them arrested due to their political activity”  and asked for their release.
Also A total of 13 Pro-Kurdish HDP MP’s were arrested in November and 10 of them, including HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ, remain in custody.
Translation: Yusuf Taner

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