HDP deputy Gergerlioğlu applies to Constitutional Court
HDP deputy Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu applied to the Constitutional Court against the prison sentence upheld by the Supreme Court.
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Kocaeli MP and Member of the Parliamentary Human Rights Investigation Commission Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu applied to the Constitutional Court (AYM) through his lawyer Kerem Altıparmak against the upholding of his prison sentence by the Supreme Court.
The application petition reminded of the decisions of the European Court of Human Rights, the European Convention on Human Rights and the Constitutional Court, and it was noted that the summaries against him were for political purposes. The petition said: “The applicant, as a member of parliament and human rights advocate, has exposed kidnapping, naked searches, torture, both inside and outside parliament. He has become the target of the government because of his exposing serious human rights violations.”