Actor Levent Üzümcü was called for a statement

The actor Levent Üzümcü was called to give a statement based on the grounds that his speech on June 15 about how the state is failing to fulfill its duties towards protecting arts and artists had “incited people to hatred”

Hatay Governorship cancelled the play ‘Karahindiba’ (‘Dandelion’)

Hatay Governorship canceled the play ‘Dandelion,’ directed by Cevdet Bayram and starring Sertaç Demir to be performed at CultureCenter Theater Hall a few hours before the performance without showing any grounds in the related notice. Actor Sertaç Demir noted that the cancellation was because of the word “testicle” in the play being ‘obscene’ and ‘derogatory for social ethics’ in his post. Another notice delivered to Demir from the governorship six days after the cancelation noted that his temporary duty at the governorship was terminated

Theater actor Orhan Aydın got attacked

Theater actor Orhan Aydın was attacked after the public demonstration of TKP (Communist Party of Turkey) that took place at the weekend. On his social media, he criticized the failure to find the attackers