The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has issued a report on the attacks the party has been subjected to during the election campaign.

According to the report, in the last 45 days over 200 HDP members have been detained, 16 HDP members have been jailed and various party offices have been attacked over 50 times. The AKP-MHP regime has increased pressure and attacks against the HDP. Out of the HDP members targeted due to the party’s key role in the elections, at least 208 have been detained and 16 arrested in the last 45 days. There have also been at least 57 attacks against party offices within the same time frame.

According to an article by the Mesopotamia Agency, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (Halkların Demokratik Partisi – HDP) issued a report on the obstacles and attacks against political parties in the campaign period including those against Saadet (Felicity) Party and CHP by the AKP-MHP member fascists.


The report includes information on each day’s attacks and preventions. According to said report, the attacks started on April 28 and continued up until the day the report was issued. The report also mentions district and province chairs and dozens of party members being detained for campaigning, and that young people were detained for chanting slogans. HDP convoys, campaign office openings and rallies have all been carried out under blockades. HDP Co-chair Sezai Temelli was prevented from going abroad to campaign, his passport was confiscated and he was not allowed to leave the country.

The report also pointed out that the governors participated in AKP’s election campaigns.

Police threatened campaigning HDP members and prevented them from dancing the halay, as well as from putting up party banners in party offices.

The report mentions that many HDP members had their homes raided.

The report included the attack against the convoy including HDP Co-chair Pervin Buldan in Nazilli and against voters in Ankara following Co-chair Sezai Temelli’s popular meeting in the city.

The attack against Kurdish construction workers in Karapürçek, Ankara and the attack when a truck driver rammed his vehicle into the HDP election bus in Kayseri were also included in the report.

The report included instances of attacks and obstacles against the CHP, İyi Party and Saadet Party from several cities.

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