Turkish governor bans entrances to Sur before planned march to break the siege

AMED (ANF) – Turkish governor of the main Kurdish city of Amed has banned entrances to the central Sur district before the mass march planned for today afternoon to break the ongoing brutal siege.

According to a related statement by the Governor’s Office, entrances to the district have been banned as of 12:00 today noon until a further notice. Only residents of the neighborhoods will be allowed access to the district.

HDP Co-President Selahattin Demirtaş, DBP Co-President Kamuran Yüksek, HDK Co-Spokesperson Gülistan Kılıç Koçyiğit, and DTK Co-Presidents Hatip Dicle and Selma Irmak issued a statement 2 days ago, calling upon all the residents of Amed province and its districts to join the mass march to Sur Wednesday afternoon.

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