10 August 2019 16:04

Selahattin Demirtaş salutes those demanding freedom for political prisoners

Başak Demirtaş, who visited Selahattin Demirtaş in prison, announced that Demirtaş saluted those who were demanding freedom for political prisoners.

Photograph: Başak Demirtaş


Başak Demirtaş, who made a prison visit to her husband Selahattin Demirtaş, a prison inmate for three years and HDP Co-Chair in the previous period, conveyed Demirtaş's salutations to all those who had voiced the demand for freedom for all political prisoners.

Peoples’ Democratic Party Co-Chair in the previous period Selahattin Demirtaş conveyed his thanks via his wife Başak Demirtaş to participants in the #freeDemirtas campaign on social media. In a video she posted on social media, Başak Demirtaş commented, “It was my visitation day with Selahattin today. Despite everything his health and morale are in good shape. He conveyed his salutations and thanks to everyone who wants freedom for Demirtaş and political prisoners.”

A campaign under the hashtag #freeDemirtas was started on social media demanding Demirtaş's release and thousands of tweets were posted in a short space of time. (EVRENSEL DAILY)