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Turkey: DEM Party Diyarbakır Candidates Arrested Ahead of Elections

In a recent development from Diyarbakır, DEM Party’s co-mayoral candidates, Doğan Hatun and Serra Bucak, were detained by authorities. The announcement of their candidacy had just been made, marking a significant moment for the local political scene.

Doğan Hatun, aiming for the co-mayoral seat of Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality with the Peoples’ Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party), revealed through social media that they were arrested while campaigning. “We are currently being detained on the Koşuyolu bridge as the co-mayors of Amed Metropolitan and district municipalities,” Hatun shared, signaling a tense pre-election atmosphere in the region.

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