French journalist Mathias Depardon was detained and has been kept in Gaziantep for 18 days to be deported. Recently, he went on hunger strike.
Gülmen and Özakça are on 76th day of hunger strike and director Ken Loach, producer Rebecca O'Brien and Pen International released solidarity messages.
Human rights activist, deputy chair and Diyarbakir Branch director of Human Rights Association (İHD) Raci Bilici is detained this morning in a police raid to his house.
HDP MPs Mehmet Adıyaman, Osman Baydemir, Ahmet Yıldırım and İmam Taşçıer have been taken into custody today to give statement to the prosecutor. They are released, after they have given their statements.
118 people have been detained in police operations against HDP officials in Istanbul, Ankara, Adana, Manisa and Mersin.
HDP Diyarbakir MP Nursel Aydoğan, Şırnak MP Leyla Birlik, Diyarbakir MP and Group Deputy Chair İdris Baluken have been arrested.
Protests are staged in Ankara, Istanbul, İzmir and Antalya, after HDP MPs have been detained. The security forces attacked the protesters.
HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ and HDP MPs Ferhat Encü, Selma Irmak, Abdullah Zeydan, İdris Baluken, Sırrı Süreyya Önder, Ziya Pir, Nursel Aydoğan and Gülser Yıldırım have been detained in operations around midnight.
Turkish Medical Association released a statement concerning images indicating that detained and arrested suspects of the attempted coup have been subjected to torture and torture claims that are reported by human rights foundations.
The Lawyers for Justice group has prepared a preliminary report on the rights violations that took place on May 1, Workers’ Day. The report states that 452 people were detained, that the duration of arbitrary detention had been extended, and that lawyers were prevented from receiving information regarding detentions. Rights’ violations continued in May 4 as the lawyers that gathered at the Çağlayan Court House to make a statement on May 1 along with unions, associations and mass organizations were met with brutal police intervention.