HDP Manisa former provincial co-chair jailed

HDP Manisa former provincial co-Chair, Kerem Taylan, was charged with "making illegal organisation propaganda" for his speeches.


Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Manisa former provincial co-chair Kerem Taylan was detained in the Bulanık district of Muş province on 21 May.

Taylan, who was detained on the grounds of an investigation conducted by Manisa Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, was remanded in custody by a court in Muş on the grounds of his speeches during the local elections in Turgutlu district of Manisa.

The Turkish judiciary has arbitrarily and systematically charged Taylan's speeches as "propaganda for an organisation".

Taylan was taken to Ağrı Patnos L Type Closed Prison after his arrest.