ANKARA - A 24-hour restriction on access to lawyers has been imposed to the politicians detained in the operation carried out against HDP this morning.
Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor's Office issued a decision to detain all the members of the 2014 HDP Central Executive Board (MYK) within the scope of the political genocide operation against the party carried out this morning.
The investigation was opened using as an excuse the actions organised in solidarity with Kobanê in 2014, when the city was besieged by ISIS.
Detention orders were issued for 82 people in 7 provinces.
A 24-hour "lawyer restriction" order was also imposed to the detained politicians. For the restriction decision, the justification was "avoiding the risk of manipulation and destruction of evidences.”
Allegations of having "Disrupted the unity and Integrity of the State", "Deliberate Killing", "plunder", "Deprivation of liberty", "Damage to property" are found in the indictment issued against the HDP administrators and politicians.
The names of the members of the HDP Central Executive Board in 2014 are as follows: Ali Ürküt, Alp Altınörs, Altan Tan, Arife Köse, Ayhan Bilgen, Bayram Yılmaz, Berfin Köse, Beyza Üstün, Bircan Yorulmaz, Bülent Fingerless, Can Memiş, Cihan Erdal, Dilek Yağ, Garo Paylan, Gülfer Akkaya, Gülser Yıldırım, Günay Kubilay, Hatice Altınışık, Hüda Kaya, İsmail Şengül, Meral Danış Beştaş, Nazmi Gür, Pervin Lumberjack, Saruhan Oluç, Serpil Kemalbay, Sezai Temelli, Yurdusev Özsökmenler, Zeki Çelik, Zeynep Karaman, Honorary Consultant Kenan Kalyon.