Parliamentary deputies of CHP Istanbul Deputy Enis Berberoğlu and HDP Diyarbakır Deputy Musa Farisoğlulları and Hakkari Deputy Leyla Güven were degraded. https://t.co/3F1LCCxXNo
“AKP is the enemy of democracy”
👉🏻 The opposition reacted to the demotion of three parliamentary members by saying “AKP is the enemy of democracy” in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is the first to officially respond:
“The demotion of Enis Berberoğlu is a result of the 20 July Civil Coup process that we live in, the ignoring the will of the nation.”
Deputies Enis Berberoğlu, Musa Farisoğlulları and Leyla Güven were demoted.
👉🏻 Social media users react with the tag #MeclisteDarbeVar (‘A coup is happening in Parliament’)
Lawmakers react “AKP will account for this to the public”
👉🏻 Opposition deputies are protesting the demotion of 3 deputies in the Turkish Grand National Assembly.
“The decision was not a surprise, I was not shocked”
Demoted deputy Enis Berberoğlu: “I will surrender to finish my 18-month sentence. Since day I was released from prison no improvement in the conditions of democracy in Turkey was seen.”
Enis Berberoğlu, Musa Farisoğlulları and Leyla Güven were removed from the parliamentary ‘MPs’ internet page and moved to the ‘Former Parliament’ page minutes after the decision. https://t.co/nAJx1MnjXU
First statement from demoted MP Leyla Güven: “This is a coup, nothing else”