List of dismissed and imprisoned Kurdish mayors in Turkey

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The list of Kurdish mayors currently detained

NO Names Mayors Situation
1 Gültan KIŞANAK
Gültan KIŞANAK
Diyarbakır
Amed

Arrested
31/10/2016

Detained
25/10/2016

2 Adnan Selçuk Mızraklı
Adnan Selçuk Mızraklı
Diyarbakir
Amed

Arrested
21/10/2019

Detained
21/10/2019

3 Bekir KAYA
Bekir KAYA
Van
Wan

Arrested
18/11/2016

Detained
18/11/2016

4 Mukaddes KUBİLAY
Mukaddes KUBİLAY
Ağrı
Agirî

Arrested
22/12/2016

Detained
03/01/2017

5 Dilek HATIPOĞLU
Dilek HATIPOĞLU
Hakkari
Colemêrg

Arrested
25/08/2015

Detained
25/08/2015

6 Nurhayat  ALTUN
Nurhayat ALTUN
Tunceli
Dêrsim

Arrested
16/01/2017

Detained
16/01/2017

7 Mehmet Ali BUL
Mehmet Ali BUL
Tunceli
Dêrsim

Arrested
29/03/2017

Detained
16/01/2017

8 Nurullah ÇİFTÇİ
Nurullah ÇİFTÇİ
Hakkari
Colemêrg

Arrested
17/12/2016

Detained
16/01/2017

9 Yaşar AKKUŞ
Yaşar AKKUŞ
Iğdır
Îdir

Arrested
18/05/2020

Detained
18/05/2020

10 Serhat KADIRHAN
Serhat KADIRHAN
Şırnak
Şirnex

Arrested
15/03/2015

Detained
18/05/2020

11 Hüseyin OLAN
Hüseyin OLAN
Bitlis
Bêdlîs

Arrested
24/11/2016

Detained
18/05/2020

12 Zeynep ŞIPÇIK
Zeynep ŞIPÇIK
Dargeçit, Mardin
Kerboran, Merdîn

Arrested
03/03/2016

Detained
31/03/2016

13 Gurbet TEKIN
Gurbet TEKIN
Savur, Mardin
Stewrê, Merdîn

Detained
31/03/2016

14 Seyran ARGAN
Seyran ARGAN
Beytüşşebap, Şırnak
Elkê, Şirnex

Arrested
09/06/2016

Detained
31/03/2016

15
Zülfiye KİŞMİR
Dicle, Diyarbakır
Pîran, Amed

Arrested
25/08/2016

Detained
25/08/2016

16 Sabite EKİNCİ
Sabite EKİNCİ
Varto, Muş
Gimgim, Muş

Arrested
04/11/2016

Detained
11/11/2016

17 Mustafa BAYRAM
Mustafa BAYRAM
Halfeti, Şanlıurfa
Xelfetî, Riha

Arrested
01/12/2016

Detained
16/12/2016

18 Zeynel TAŞ
Zeynel TAŞ
Bozova, Şanlıurfa
Hewag, Riha

Detained
16/12/2016

19 Tülay KARACA
Tülay KARACA
Tekman, Erzurum
Tatos, Erzirom

Arrested
27/09/2016

Detained
27/09/2016

20 Servin KARAKOÇ
Servin KARAKOÇ
Ovakışla, Bitlis
Pirxûs, Bêdlîs

Arrested
11/10/2016

Detained
11/10/2016

21 İhsan UĞUR
İhsan UĞUR
Hizan, Bitlis
Xîzan, Bedlîs

Arrested
21/12/2016

Detained
11/10/2016

22 Özcan BİRLİK
Özcan BİRLİK
Mutki, Bitlis
Mutkî, Bedlis

Arrested
21/12/2016

Detained
21/12/2016

23 Rahmi ÇELİK
Rahmi ÇELİK
Bulanık, Muş
Kop, Mûş

Arrested
05/01/2016

Detained
05/01/2016

24 Melike GÖKSU
Melike GÖKSU
Karayazı, Erzurum
Goksî, Erzirom

Arrested
10/07/2019

Detained
10/07/2019

25 Mülkiye ESMEZ
Mülkiye ESMEZ
Derik, Mardin
Dêrîk, Merdîn

Arrested
15/11/2019

Detained
15/11/2019

26 Memnune SÖYLEMEZ
Memnune SÖYLEMEZ
Malazgirt, Muş
Milazgir, Muş

Arrested
18/11/2016

Detained
15/11/2019

27 Felemez AYDIN
Felemez AYDIN
Yolalan, Bitlis
Tatik, Bedlis

Arrested
21/12/2016

Detained
15/11/2019

28 Azim YACAN
Azim YACAN
Ipekyolu, Van
Riya Hevrîşîm, Wan

Arrested
11/11/2019

Detained
15/11/2019

29 Hasan SAFA
Hasan SAFA
Halfeli, Iğdır
Xelfelî, Îdir

Arrested
27/03/2020

Detained
27/03/2020

30 Burhanettin ŞAHİN
Burhanettin ŞAHİN
Karayazı, Erzurum
Goksî, Erzîrom

Arrested
03/09/2020

Detained
03/09/2020

31 Abdülkadir ÇALIŞKAN
Abdülkadir ÇALIŞKAN
Saray, Van
Mehmûdî, Wan

Arrested
20/04/2016

Detained
03/09/2020

32 Ali AYDIN
Ali AYDIN
Baykan, Siirt
Hawêl, Sêrt

Arrested
17/12/2016

Detained
03/09/2020

33
Enes CENGİZ
Veysel Karani, Siirt
Weysil Qerenî, Sêrt

Arrested
16/12/2016

Detained
16/12/2016

34 Ahmet DEMİR
Ahmet DEMİR
Ovakışla, Bitlis
Pirxûs, Bêdlîs

Arrested
11/10/2016

Detained
11/10/2016

35 Halis COŞKUN
Halis COŞKUN
Malazgirt, Muş
Milazgir, Mûş

Arrested
16/11/2016

Detained
11/10/2016

36 Harun ERKUŞ
Harun ERKUŞ
Lice, Diyarbakır
Licê, Amed

Arrested
30/07/2016

Detained
31/08/2016

37 Diba KESKIN
Diba KESKIN
Erciş, Van
Erdîş, Wan

Arrested
12/10/2015

Detained
31/08/2016

38 Mustafa ÖZTÜRK
Mustafa ÖZTÜRK
Beşiri, Batman
Qubîn, Êlih

Arrested
23/09/2015

Detained
21/09/2015

39 Sara KAYA
Sara KAYA
Nusaybin, Mardin
Nisêbîn, Merdîn

Arrested
13/01/2017

Detained
13/01/2017

40 Hüseyin KILIÇ
Hüseyin KILIÇ
Eruh, Siirt
Dih, Sêrt

Arrested
08/08/2015

Detained
10/09/2015

41 Figen YAŞAR
Figen YAŞAR
Bulanık, Muş
Kop, Muş

Arrested
25/04/2016

Detained
10/09/2015

42 Aygün TAŞKIN
Aygün TAŞKIN
Ergani, Diyarbakır
Erxenî, Amed

Arrested
07/04/2016

Detained
10/09/2015

43 Seyfettin AYDEMIR
Seyfettin AYDEMIR
Silopi, Şırnak
Silopî, Şirnex

Arrested
15/02/2016

Detained
10/09/2015