Ferhat Tunç shared a post about the development on his social media account. “We have always requested my statement to be taken in Germany, where I reside. Germany has always rejected the Turkish judiciary’s request to take my statement in all cases,” said Tunç, adding that he thought Interpol would reject the Ministry of Justice’s request for a red notice.
Tunç’s post is as follows:
The next hearing of the case in which Ferhat Tunç is on trial will be held on December 20.
Tunç, who was a parliamentary candidate from HDP in the elections held on June 24, 2018, but could not be elected, went abroad in 2019. An arrest warrant was issued by the Istanbul 37th High Criminal Court in the case filed against Ferhat Tunç for allegedly making ‘terrorist organization propaganda’ through his social media accounts.
Within the scope of an investigation carried out in Diyarbakır, a prison sentence of 8 years, 6 months to 20 years was requested against Tunç on the charges of ‘being a member of a terrorist organization’ and ‘making propaganda for a terrorist organization’.