Justice Minister Yılmaz Tunç visited a bunch often called “Diyarbakır Moms” as they continued their sit-in strike in opposition to the PKK terrorist group within the southeastern Türkiye on Friday. Tunç, accompanied by his spouse and a high-ranking official, gave flowers to the group comprised principally of girls whose sons or daughters had been kidnapped by the PKK.
As Tunç visited them, the “Diyarbakır Moms” marked the 1,481st day of their protest exterior the native workplace of the Peoples’ Democracy Get together (HDP), a political occasion affiliated with the terrorist group. Protesters accuse the HDP of facilitating the PKK’s recruitment of their youngsters, together with youngsters and minors brainwashed to hitch the group. The households recounted how their youngsters disappeared sooner or later and the way they found that they had been tricked into becoming a member of the terrorist group. Tunç gave flowers to the protesters and reiterated the federal government’s assist for the act. He additionally prolonged greetings of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the protesters.
Talking to reporters after his go to, Tunç stated the moms issued the world a message for his or her combat for human rights and in opposition to terrorism and praised their sacrifice and bravado. “We respect what they’re doing. This courageous stand of the moms boosted morale on this area within the combat in opposition to terrorism. Some 366 households joined this protest, and 46 households have reunited with their youngsters since this protest started. We hope all others can be reunited with their little kids quickly, and we can have a peaceable future freed from terrorism,” he stated.
Diyarbakır, which has a predominantly Kurdish inhabitants, has seen violent assaults by the terrorist group up to now. The PKK additionally sought to take advantage of Kurdish youth to hitch their so-called trigger for a self-styled autonomous Kurdish area.