At least 16 detained in political genocide operations in the Aegean Region
At least 16 people have been detained in İzmir and Manisa. Şükriye Kızıldağ, a 70-year-old Peace Mother, is among the detainees.
In the morning hours, Turkish police launched a political genocide operation in İzmir and Manisa, storming the houses of members and administrators of the Aegean Association for Solidarity with the Families of Prisoners and Convicts (EGE-TUHAYDER), the Clergymen Solidarity Association (IDAYDER) and the Anatolia Association for Solidarity with the Families Who Lost Their Relatives (ANYAKAY-DER). At least 16 people have been detained in the police raids.
During a police raid on the building of EGE-TUHAYDER in Konak district of Izmir, the doors were broken and several materials inside were confiscated.
During the raids in Manisa, a 70-year-old Peace Mother, Şükriye Kızıldağ, was also detained.
It is reported that 4 people detained in Manisa have been brought to İzmir.
The detainees are being held at the İzmir Provincial Security Directorate.