HDP MPs Aydoğan, Birlik and Baluken arrested

HDP Diyarbakir MP Nursel Aydoğan, Şırnak MP Leyla Birlik, Diyarbakir MP and Group Deputy Chair İdris Baluken have been arrested.

Giving his statement to the prosecutor in Bingöl, Baluken is arrested. Leyla Birlik and Nursel Aydoğan are arrested in Şırnak.

Who is İdris Baluken?

Born in 1976 in Bingöl, Baluken studied medicine in Ankara University.

He was elected to the parliament in 2011. He is the HDP group deputy chair.

He speaks Zazaki, Kurdish and English. He is married with 2 children.

Who is Nursel Aydoğan?

She was born in Bursa in 1958.

She studied food engineering in Hacettepe University.

She is one of the founding members of DTP (Democratic Society Party).

She is Diyarbakir MP since 2011. She has a child.

Who is Leyla Birlik?

Born in Mardin in 1974, Birlik is HDP Şırnak MP.

She is a high school graduate.

She is married with 1 child.


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