Demirbaş: I’ll Fight for Freedom Even if I’m Jailed for 1,000 Years

 In light of the recent violence in Turkey, particularly the Turkish state’s assault on the mostly Kurdish cities and towns in the southeast, the Armenian Weekly spoke with Abdullah Demirbaş, the former mayor of Diyarbakir’s Sur municipality. Demirbaş was imprisoned by the authorities from August to October 2015; he was released from prison due to health concerns, as he suffers from deep vein thrombosis, a serious condition where blood clots form in a vein deep inside the body. 

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