Labour Party leader Corbyn: Turkey should respect human rights

Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, said "arrest of [HDP] political leaders and activists is unacceptable."

Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn wrote on Twitter: “The arrest of political leaders and activists from the [HDP] is unacceptable."

It was the first remark by Corbyn about the dismissal of the HDP co-mayors of Amed, Mardin and Van on 19 August. The AKP replaced the dismissed mayors with trustees.

Corbyn added in his tweet: “Turkey should respect human rights, the rule of law and not undermine its democracy.”