Three HDP co-mayors detained in Mardin

Political genocide operations against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continue increasing.

The Turkish regime has targeted the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in the Mardin province on Friday.

Co-mayor of Savur district Gülistan Öncü, co-mayor of Mazıdağı district Nalan Özaydın and co-mayor of Derik district Mülkiye Esmez were taken into custody following house raids this morning.

While the detained co-mayors were taken to Mardin provincial police department, police forces have laid a siege on the three municipalities.

Derik Municipality employees Müslime Özbahçeci, Hediye Güneş, Burhan Temel and Feyzullah Erol were also taken into custody during today’s operation.