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Despite all European calls.. The Turkish court sentences “Demirtash” to prison again

Berusk Hassan – Xeber24.net

Former HDP co-chairman “Salah Al- Din Demirtash” was sentenced to three years and 6 months in prison by the Turkish Supreme Court, where he was accused of “insulting the Turkish president.”

In a statement made at” Ataturk” airport in 2015, the prosecutor said he saw it as an insult to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and former Prime Minister” Ahmed Daud oglu”.

He was sued by the prosecutor and sentenced on Monday to three years and six months in prison for insulting Turkish President Erdogan.

While “Salah Al- Din Demirtash” was participating in the hearing at the 46th Criminal Court in” Bakirkwe ” throuh the Audio and Visual Information System (SEGBİS), his lawyers were also present at his courtroom.

Kurdish leader” Salah Al-Din Demirtash” defended himself that, he was a candidate for the presidency twice and that he has been practicing politics for years, criticized the government, and that he did not directly target the president or the prime minister.

But the Turkish court announced its decision to jail “Salah Al- Din Demirtash” for “insulting the president.”

Translated by: khoshbin sheikho

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