Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 11
By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend:
The leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas can be arrested, the Turkish channel Kanal7 said Oct. 11.
Reportedly, Demirtas is being accused of calling on the population in Turkey's southern provinces to mass unrests.
Earlier, it was reported that exactly HDP, led by Demirtas, was calling on the Kurdish population to oppose Turkey's policy of non-intervention in the developments in the Syrian town of Kobani.
Fights have been going on in Kobani in recent days between the Kurds and the militants of the Islamic State (IS) terrorist organization.
Some 36 people were killed in Turkey in the Kurds' protests.
In early October the Kurds-populated Syrian town of Kobani, was taken under control by the IS.
The move triggered mass protests among the Kurds in Diyarbakir, Mardin, Siirt, Mus, Van and Batman provinces of Turkey on Oct. 8 against Turkey's policy of non-interference. A curfew was imposed due to unrests in these provinces.
The protests also inflicted large damage to the property of municipalities and private businesses in these provinces.
Mainly the supporters of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) are taking part in the protests.