The second hearing of Kobanê Trial continues

The second hearing of the Kobanê Trial, in which 108 politicians, 28 of whom in prison, are tried began.

The second hearing of the Kobanê Trial in which 108 politicians, 28 of whom in prison, are tried has started. HDP co-chairs Figen Yüksekdağ from Kandıra F-Type Closed Prison, Selahattin Demirtaş from Edirne F-Type High Security Prison attended the hearing via Audio-Visual Information System (SEGBİIS).

Among the detained politicians on trial who attended the hearing are former co-chair of the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) Sebahat Tuncel, former MP Ayla Akat Ata, Ayşe Bağcı, Bircan Yorulmaz, Sibel Akdeniz and Pervin Oduncu. Aysel Tuğluk, who is in Kandıra Prison, did not attend the hearing for medical problems. Gülten Akkaya, who is on trial but free, had a surgery and could not attend the hearing. Imralı Delegation spokesperson Sırrı Süreyya Önder joined the hearing via SEGBIS from Istanbul, while Mardin Metropolitan co-chair Ahmet Türk and former deputy Altan Tan, who are also free, prepared their defense.

The hearing, which also attended by lawyers, started with a delay. After identification lawyers demanded that journalists and parliamentary advisors who were not admitted to the courtroom, be allowed in.

The hearing continues with the reading of the documents submitted to the file.