Başaran, who has detained on the basis of the activities of the Democratic Society Congress and the press statements he attended in 2015 and 2019, has been arrested.
Mersin 3rd Criminal Court of Peace ruled the pulling of the book titled ‘Şehitler Hainler ve Yurtseverler: Körfez Savaşından Günümüze Kürdistan’ (Martyrs, Traitors and Patriots: Kurdistan from the Gulf War to the Present) published by Avesta Yayınları in 2007 off the shelves. The publisher stated they have notified the pulling of the book written by Sheri Laizer off the shelves four years later
Selim Çürükkaya’s book named “Dr. Said: We Lost the Lock of the Mountains” was banned by the decision of the Istanbul 2nd Criminal Court of First Instance. The book is about the life of the peshmerga commander.
MKM artist Weysi Ermiş was taken into custody for singing Kurdish songs at rallies in Turkey
Mahmut Alınak, Kurdish writer and politician, was released at the first hearing of the case brought against him with a motion for life in imprisonment. Alınak had been in prison for two months