UN Special Rapporteur Meets with Garo Paylan and other HDP MPs


1186109_620x410ISTANBUL (Armenpress) —UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye met with the members of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey on November 15, Turkish Demokrathaber.net informs.

In the meeting with Garo Paylan and two other members of parliament, the issue of the detained MPs representing the party was discussed. The members of the pro-Kurdish party presented evidence of violence and torture exerted against the detained party members.

Earlier, referring to his expected visit to Turkey, Kaye had said that the country faces serious challenges. “Both before and after the coup attempt critics, academicians, journalists, lawyers, and other segments of the civil society remained under threat. These are the main domains I will examine during my visit”, Kaye had said.