Pending the condemnation by Europe of the dictatorial regime of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, and as a result of security measures taken by the Turkish power under the complacent gaze of the West losing values and at the spoliation of fatal memory, which struck the deputies of the pro-Kurdish opposition party HDP, including its leader Selahattin Demirtas, demonstrations of support for the Kurdish people were held in several French cities which have joined the Franco-Armenian Movement and also Charjoum Nor the Seround, Place de la Republique in Paris.
In front of thousands of demonstrators gathered Republic Square, as Berivan Firat, host of the Democratic Council of Kurds in France, called on organizations and citizens concerned about the respect of human rights, to condemn Turkey to Erdogan drifts for which he is responsible in his country in the grip of terror and destabilization by undemocratic actions, inspired by the worst dictatorships.
Chanting “Erdogan assassin! “” Erdogan out! “The demonstrators headed to the Place du Chatelet to attend the intervention of the leader of the Left Front Jean-Luc Mélenchon who gave his full support to the struggle of the Kurdish people (see video).
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry wrote: “France and Turkey are linked by common values that underpin their relationship and result in particular in the accession of our country to the European Convention on Human Rights.
Also, the arrest of several members of HDP party raises serious concern. France calls on Turkey to respect the rule of law and fundamental freedoms, including democratic pluralism and freedom of expression and of the press. “
For information, November 3, the Belgian courts rejected the terrorism allegations of the Turkish state against the Kurds.