Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-Chairs Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar announced that they will join the protests organised by the HDP in 7 different cities of Turkey in July.
The first meeting on the 8th July will be held in Izmir where a young Kurdish woman Deniz Poyraz was murdered by an assassin in the HDP’s Party Building in the central Konak district of the city.
The closure case against the HDP, Turkey’s ongoing operations against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in Iraqi Kurdistan, the isolation imposed on the PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan, the ongoing hunger strikes in Turkey’s prisons, attacks on women’s gains, the economic crisis, poverty and destruction of nature will all be included within the agenda of the HDP campaign.
While both of the party co-chairs will be present at the meeting to be held in Izmir on 8th of July, Pervin Buldan will be in Antep (Dilok) on 13th July, Urfa (Rıha) on 14th July, and Kocaeli on 26th July as part of the program that will continue throughout July.
Mithat Sancar will be in Aydın on 17th July, Agri (Agiri) on 28th July and Bitlis (Bedlis) on 29th July.
In addition to the Co-Chairs, group vice-chairpersons and party spokespersons will also hold meetings in many cities as well during July as part of the campaign.
Executive members of the party, from 9th July to 29th July, will be in the meetings and events to meet with the supporters in various provinces of Turkey including Kars (Qers), Ardahan (Erdexan), Igdir (Idır), Manisa, Muş, Diyarbakir (Amed), Çewlig, Cizre (Cızir), Hakkari (Colemerg), Bitlis (Bedlis), Adana, Osmaniye, Hatay, Bursa, Balıkesir, Erzingan, Malatya (Meleti) and Adiyaman (Semsur). The campaign will continue into August as well.