Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has declared that an investigation has been launched against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Urfa MP Osman Baydemir due to his statements and tweets about Afrin operation.
According to the statement issued by the prosecutor’s office, Baydemir was prosecuted on charges of “Inciting people to enmity and hostility”, “Insulting Turkish nation, State of Republic of Turkey” and “inciting people to fight state” due to the statements he made yesterday.
The written statement issued by the Chief Prosecutor’s Office expressed that Baydemir has been prosecuted due to his tweets on January 28 about Afrin operation.
Baydemir has become the fourth HDP MP
Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office had launched investigation against HDP Spokesperson Ayhan Bilgen and HDP Deputy Co-Chair Nadir Yıldırım due to their statements about Afrin.
An investigation was launched against HDP Dersim MP Alican Önlü on January 22.
Baydemir became the fourth HDP MP who has been prosecuted.
Many HDP provincial chair and executives are among the 311 people who have been detained due to their social media posts. (AS/TK)