In a press statement during the sit-in against the usurpation of municipalities in Amed, HDP MP Leyla Guven said a Kurdish alliance is needed against these policies. Meanwhile, the police detained at least 15 people during the attacks Another protest was held in front of the municipality building in Amed today. Crowds including HDP MPs and co-mayors gathered on the Lise avenue.
The group chanted slogans against oppression and demanding justice.
HDP MPs were at the front of the group as the police surrounded the protesters.
The group launched a sit-in and Democratic Society Congress (DTK) Co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Guven joined the sit-in in support.
HDP MPs Leyla Guven and Ridvan Turan made statements during the sit-in. Guven called for unity among the peoples of Kurdistan and Turkey.
Guven said: “The Kurdish people are standing up against this coup, there is resistance everywhere.”
Guven said the people stand up despite all police precautions and dirty policies, and that there is a need for unity among Kurds against these policies as well as a Kurdish alliance. Guven stressed that there should be resistance in all four parts.