No news about former HDP co-mayor Hatipoğlu
Former co-mayor of Hakkari province, Dilek Hatipoğlu, was subjected to strip-search and violence while being transferred to another prison. Her family had no news about her since. Her father applied to the Human Rights Association (IHD).
While Dilek Hatipoğlu was transferred from Ankara Sincan Prison to Van T Type Prison on 12 February, she was battered because she refused to be strip-searched at the entrance of the prison.
Hatipoğlu's father Kemal Yeşilbağ, who could not get any news about her daughter, applied to the Adana Branch of the Human Rights Association (IHD).
Yeşilbağ stated that her daughter was subjected to violence by the prison guards because she refused to be strip-searched at the entrance of the prison, and added that this was inhumane.
Father Yeşilbağ said: "We have clearly observed that there was a bruise in her left eye. According to the information we received, my daughter was beaten and filed a criminal complaint through her lawyer. I cannot reach my daughter for a week. I am concerned about her health condition".