Diyarbakir- Northern Kurdistan: Turkish Police operations against Kurdish politicians and the members of banned Democratic Society Party (DTP) have continued. Within this framework the mayor of Diyarbakir the capital of Kurdistan Osman Baydemir was summoned to court.
Mr. Baydemir was summoned to court on Wednesday 29th April because the web site of his municipality used Kurdish language instead of Turkish. Diyarbakir High Court charged Mr. Baydemir for abusing his position and not respecting the Turkish language.
Mr. Baydemir refused to attend the court and it resulted in the interference of police forces taking him to the court obligingly.