Special operations police

A recent interview with Tahir Elçi: “special operations forces are under a radical religious-nationalist influence”

Translated by: Translators for justice

Source: http://bianet.org/bianet/insan-haklari/169366-ozel-timde-dini-radikalizm-milliyetcilikle-bütünleşiyor

Translator’s note: Please click on the link above to view the images of graffiti mentioned in the text.

October 18th, 2015

Ekin Karaca

We spoke with the President of Diyarbakir Bar Association, Tahir Elçi, about the graffiti that has recently appeared in Silvan, a province in Southeastern Turkey near Diyarbakır. Special operations police were also seen firing shot in the air with yelling Islamic chants (takbir) in Idil province of Şırnak. (more…)