16 September 2010
A Turkish court ordered removal of the banners calling for school boycot
A Turkish court ordered removal of the banners calling for school boycott from the billboards in Diyarbakır.
The court said the banners supports Kurdistan Workers Party and the order was sent to Diyarbakir police.
The banners in Kurdish language were on billboards in several places around the city.
Movement for Kurdish Language and Education (TZP-Kurdi) called Kurds to boycott Turkish schools between 20-25 September.
Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) and EGITIM-SEN, a teachers syndicate, said they support the boycott campaign.
BDP's co-president Selahattin Demirtas said he won't send his kids to school in support of the boycott campaign.
Turkish government strongly opposes the boycott and said the parents who don't send their kids to school will face penalties.
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