The Turkish police surrounded the buildings of the municipalities of Amed, Wan and Mêrdînê in north Kurdistan, while the Ministry of Local Administration expelled the co-chairs from their duties.
The authorities have expelled the co-chair of Amed Selçûk Mizrakli, and the co-chair of Mêrdînê municipality Ahmed Turk, and the co-chair of the Wan municipality Bedîa Ozgokçe from their duties.
Turkish police also broke the door of the Amed municipality building.
The co-chair of Wan municipality Selçûk Mizrakli, said that he had not received any notification of his dismissal from his duties. And he added, at 6 O'clock the door of the municipality building was being destroyed, shortly I will go to the municipality, this is against the laws, this position which is against the Peoples' Democratic Party is considered anti-democratic opposition, the will of the people has been seized."