The musicians are speaking (III): “If they don’t want to help, let us work, let us do our concerts”

In this part of our article series, the opinion that it is possible to return to live performance concerts comes to the fore. Both Tonmaister Hünkar Çalışkan and musician Ufuk Şafak say that concerts can be held under healthier conditions than the conditions of political party congresses, and they want the necessary conditions to be met. One of the two names who have been rendered incapable of performing their profession for a long time is trying to make a living by working as a marketer and as a motorcycle courier

Imprisonment to Kurdish musician Veysi Ermiş

Veysi Ermiş who is one of the artists of the Mesopotamia Cultural Center (MKM) was sentenced to imprisonment on the grounds of making terrorist organizations’ propaganda through the words “Kurdistan” and “guerrilla” in his songs

Acquittal verdict for musician Yılmaz Çelik

Musician Yılmaz Çelik, who was arrested after his concert in December 2019 and released about four months later, was acquitted in the trial in which he was charged with “being a member of a terrorist organization” and “propagandizing for a terrorist organization”