Selahattin Demirtaş

Thieves steal computer of HDP co-chair Demirtaş’s lawyer holding his plea ahead of hearing

Thieves have broken into the office of the lawyer of jailed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş, stealing his computer that contains Demirtaş’s plea for the first hearing of the case in which he being tried on terror charges, Doğan News Agency has reported.

Turkey submits defense on arrested HDP deputies to European Court of Human Rights

Turkey on Nov. 24 submitted its defense to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) regarding the cases of jailed Kurdish-issue focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş and other HDP deputies, Doğan News Agency has reported.

Jailed HDP co-chair to be considered using 'right to remain silent' if he refuses to testify via video

A court has ruled that Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), will be considered to be using his "right to remain silent" if he continues to refuse to testify through the voice and video informatics system (SEGBİS).

Jailed HDP co-chair accesses Twitter via aides

Jailed co-chair of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş has shared a series of tweets via his official Twitter account, prompting surprise among many of his followers. 

"Hello valuable friends. I will try to address you from here from time to time," Demirtaş's tweet read on Sept. 16, a first since 10 months. 

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