The program to be held by writer Esra Elönü within the Book Fair in Kocaeli was cancelled with the reason that her opinions on Mustafa Kemal Atatürk create “social sensitivities.”
Former Özgür Gündem Editor-In-Chief Reyhan Çapan, who was previously sentenced to imprisonment in accordance with Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code (TCK), was taken into custody in Hopa district of Artvin.
An indictment was prepared against 11 politicians including People’s Democratic Congress (HDK) Co-Spokesperson Prof. Dr. Onur Hamzaoğlu and former HDP Co-Chair Serpil Kemalbay with imprisonment claims for up to eight years with the allegation of ‘inciting people towards hatred and hostility’ and ‘making terrorist organization propaganda’.
The investigation against 34 people, including the 78s Generation Initiative Spokesman and People’s Democratic Party (HDP) executive Celalettin Can, was concluded.
The first hearing of the case filed against 14 people, who participated in the protest organized at Ankara University Cebeci Campus on 10 February 2017 to support academics who were dismissed with emergency decrees, was held.
The prosecutor found scarves and strings with yellow, red and green colours as crime elements in the lawsuit against 24 people, six of them arrested, with imprisonment claims for up to eight years due to participating in the funeral of Kamber Morkoç after he died in Ardahan due to the fire opened by the soldiers.
The summary judgment of the lawsuit filed against People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Ağrı MPs Dirayet Taşdemir and Berdan Öztürk with the allegation of ‘making illegal organization propaganda’ was held at Erzurum 2nd Assize Court.
The first hearing of the case filed against 18 lawyers, who performed a sit-in protest and made press statements at Beyoğlu Tünel to point to the 78-day curfew and civilian deaths in Cizre district of Şırnak, was held at Istanbul 36th Assize Court.
The United Nations (UN) made a new call for Turkey on the State of Emergency before the early elections on June 24.
Shortly after the speech of Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who said, “In case one day our nation says ‘OK, enough,’ only then we will move aside” during the AKP group meeting yesterday, the hashtag “TAMAM” [“OK”] became the first rank worldwide trend on the social media.