A group of Kurdish women who are held at a prison in Elazığ province, have been investigated for “singing songs” in Kurdish language, according to the Susma 24 news portal.
According to the report, nine women, including former pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Leyla Güven, are accused of singing and dancing with songs in a language that is “unknown to the prison management.”
The nine woman are held in prison over terror charges.
Leyla Güven was arrested on January 31, 2018. She was later sentenced to 22 years and 3 months in prison for establishing and leading a terrorist organization, disseminating the propaganda of a terrorist organization and provoking the public to take part in illegal demonstrations.