Turkey: Outspoken lawyer and opposition CHP member Sera Kadıgil detained

January 31, 2017

Outspoken lawyer and opposition CHP member Sera Kadıgil detained

Republican People’s Party (CHP) Party Assembly member legist Sera Kadıgil has been taken into custody in Çağlayan Courthouse.

In his interview to bianet, CHP İstanbul MP Barış Yarkadaş said:

“Sera Kadıgil went to Çağlayan Courthouse to testify as part of another case. While she was waiting to testify, the police officers going near her notified her of a detention warrant.

“Kadıgil is being charged due to her tweets. However, we are not yet sure which tweets have caused this charge”.

Ms. Kadıgil became a sudden celebrity following a recent media appearance in which she made pointed argument for ”No” vote on CNNTurk.

CHP MP Eren Erdem, in a tweet, claimed the main reason Ms. Kadıgil arrested is due to her famous appearance, below.






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