9 October 2018:
The Diyarbakır Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on Tuesday issued detention warrants for 151 people including journalists in operations targeting the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and its umbrella organization, the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK), news website Gazete Duvar reported.
The Turkish Interior Ministry on Friday announced that 88 people have been detained in operations targeting the PKK and KCK.
New operations came two days after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he would appoint trusties to municipalities in which anyone linked with the PKK is elected as mayor in local elections in March 2019.
20 April 2017: