In the continuation of strange pursuits of deputies and leaders in the Peoples Democratic PartyThe wife of the former head of the party and the imprisoned Kurdish politician was sentenced Selahattin DemirtaşTwo and a half years imprisonment.
As for the reason, it is a “typographical error in a medical report,” according to what the Socialist MP in the European Parliament, Nachozo Sanchez Amore, confirmed in a tweet on his Twitter account yesterday.
And the European Parliament rapporteur on Turkey commented, considering that the sentence of Basak Demirtaş, two years and a text for a mere typographical error, on a medical report is appalling, and goes beyond logic.
He also described the ruling as political, which gives a worrying indication of the state of the judiciary in Turkey.
It is noteworthy that the accusation against Demirtaş dates back to 2015, when she was accused of fraud due to sick leave, which was dated on December 14 instead of December 11, 2015,” which was considered “forgery.”
The political opponent’s wife had taken unpaid leave for the second half of the 2015-2016 academic year to recover.
While her 48-year-old husband, who led the HDP to parliament for the first time in 2015, and challenged President Erdogan in the 2014 and 2018 presidential elections, has been in prison since 2016 following a campaign launched against the party and some of its leaders, on various charges, including insulting the president and terrorist propaganda. and supporting terrorism, in reference to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
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