HDP to hold rallies in six provinces

HDP to hold rallies in six provinces

HDP to hold rallies in six provinces

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The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) will hold rallies and workshops in six provinces, folk festivals in 13 cities, and stage 17 regional and provincial visits, following its recent “Conscience and justice watches.”

The HDP issued a statement vowing to “continue the struggle against the Erdoğan regime, which prevents the Constitutional Court from practicing its own ruling regarding arrested lawmakers,” in reference to currently jailed HDP deputies, including party co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş.  

The HDP will hold rallies in Istanbul on Sept. 10, Diyarbakır on Sept. 17, Van on Sept. 20, Adana on Sept. 24, Mersin on Sept. 30, and İzmir on Oct. 14, according to the party’s notice.  

All activities will be organized under the slogan “justice for all,” with political parties, non-governmental organizations, labor unions, associations, professional associations, press organizations, journalists, writers and artists who visited the recent “justice watches.” 

According to the plan, city meetings will also be held in İzmir on Sept. 30, Istanbul on Oct. 1, Antalya on Oct. 7, Bursa on Oct. 8, Adana on Oct. 14, and Kocaeli on Oct. 15. In addition, an “Ecology and Economy” workshop will be held in Tunceli between Sept. 16-17 and a “Labor” workshop will be held in Istanbul on Sept. 24.

The HDP also plans to hold public festivals in 12 centers, in Ankara and Adıyaman on Oct. 1, Malatya on Oct. 7, Gaziantep on Oct. 8, Hatay and Manisa on Oct. 14, Muğla on Oct. 15, Thrace and Aydın on Oct. 21, Denizli and Bursa on Oct. 22, Kocaeli on Oct. 28., and Antalya on Oct. 29.

The party will stage a series of regional visits in October to the eastern provinces of Ardahan, Kars, Iğdır, Ağrı, Erzurum, Mardin, Şırnak, Hakkâri, Tunceli, Elazığ, Erzincan, Bitlis, Muş, Bingöl, Siirt, Batman, and Urfa.