Huseyin Aygun’s first statement after his release

Originally published in Turkish on A PiK translation.

The CHP member of parliament for Dersim, Huseyin Aygun, was released on the evening of 14th August. He was arrested two days before near the district of Ovacik by HPG guerilla forces. After his release he was reunited with his family, before he stepped in front of the cameras and represented his experiences from the previous 48 hours.

Aygun explained, the PKK kidnapped him for propaganda reasons. After his arrest, Bahoz Erdal had communicated with the guerilla force from Dersim. He had made it clear that they should pay attention for there not to be as much as a hair out of place on Aygun. Continue reading “Huseyin Aygun’s first statement after his release”