In a press conference following the G20 summit in Germany’s Hamburg city while answering journalists, AKP chairman Tayyip Erdogan called the Co-chair of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş a “terrorists”. Against those remarks discontent keeps growing.
26 artists from Kurdistan, Turkey and diaspora expressed in a short video clip their support for Demirtaş and showed their discontent with Erdogan.
The artist appearing in the video are as follows:
Hozan Kawa, Farqîn Azad, Bulent Tûran, Hozan Canê, Azad Bedran, Pınar Aydinlar, Hasan Tercan, Alî Baran, Erol Berxwedan, Ozlem Baglayan, Çetîn Zîlan, Firat Med, Kewê, Azad Amede, Îhsan Xelikan, Aram Serhad, Ferman Patîev, Serdar, Amed, Kawa Ûrmiye, Adil Botan, Xanemîr, Berbang, Hasan Alî, Koma Zelal, Hozan Aydin.
Hozan Kawa: Mr. Selahattin Demirtaş is not a terrorist, but an honourable leader who represents the will of millions of citizens.
Farqin Azad: Selahattin Demirtaş is the will of the people. He is the people’s voice and will. And he represents peace, justice and freedom.
Azad Bedran: Selahattin Demirtaş is not a terrorist. He is our will.
Pinar Aydinlar: Selahattin Demirtaş is the will of millions of people. Demirtaş is our dignity and we will stand with him until the end.
Ali Baran: If someone who has received the votes of 6 million people is a terrorist, it concludes that 40 million Kurds are declared terrorists. Demirtaş is in our hearts.
Özlem Baglayan: Erdoğan could not help mentioning Selahattin Demirtaş again even during the G20 summit, what consequently reveals that he dreads him very much.
Hozan Cane: We condemn the mentality that calls the will of 6 million people “terrorist”
Adil Botan: Those who have destroyed the towns of Şırnak, Cizre, Sur and Nusaybin, and who have not given an account for Roboski are the terrorists.
Source: Firat News Agency
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