Seizure of HDP municipalities protested in Athens

Kurdistan to Turkey's embassy in Athens and walking friends, condemned the usurping regime of the AKP municipalities.

The AKP regime's decision to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin was protested by the Kurdistan Cultural Center in Athens.

Hundreds of Kurds, left and socialist institutions and Greek friends gathered in front of the Polytechnic University and marched holding posters of Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan as well as PKK and KCK flags.

The people marched to the Turkish Embassy chanting slogans against Erdogan and the AKP decision to once again violate the rights of Kurds. During the march, leaflets explaining the latests political coup by the AKP, i.e. the seizure of the municipalities, were handed out.

Erkan Amed addressed the crowd. He greeted the ongoing resistance in the cities of Kurdistan and stated that everyone should stand up against the AKP's violation of the Kurdish people's will.