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Governor’s Office Bans HDP’s referendum song “Bejin Na”

By Melike Gul Demir

The “Bêjin Na” (say no) song has banned on by Sirnak Governor’s office, by claiming that the song is “inciting people to hatred and hostility”. The song have prepared by pro-Kurdish parti, in Kurdish language, People’s Democratic Parti (HDP) for the constitutional referendum will which will be held in Turkey on Sunday, 16 April 2017

The Governor office also argued that the lyrics of the song violate the Turkish Constitution of the Republic of Turkey: “The Turkish state, with its territory and nation, is an indivisible entity. Its language is Turkish”. It is also claimed that the verdict is based on State of Emergency,  the provincial governor’s office said in a statement.

 

 

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