Turkish police performed raids concentrating on a far-left armed group as we speak.
Police detained 25 people for alleged ties to the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) in Istanbul, Ankara and different components of the nation. Another 18 individuals are wished by the authorities, the official Anadolu Agency reported.
The DHKP-C is a Marxist-Leninist armed group lively in Turkey. It is maybe most identified for bombing the US embassy in Ankara in 2013, killing a Turkish safety guard. Some Turkish residents have been accused of supporting the group primarily based on questionable proof. In 2020, Turkish authorities arrested a number of attorneys for supposed ties to the DHKP-C, however different lawyer teams stated the courtroom proceedings lacked credibility.
Turkey, the United States and the European Union think about the DHKP-C to be a terrorist group. Turkey has additionally accused them of working with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, aka PKK.