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Why do the people not rebel against them even for all this oppression? How do they manage this? They do it by the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA). The do the silencing by PRA. So I call that the religion has become a hostage of these (AKP). They are using the religion as a stick, they hit everybody who raises his head with this stick. Anybody who rebels against poverty, unemployment they hit with religion. Don't misunderstand me, this stick is not the religion sent from Allah, this is the religion of the state and government. It bears no resemblance to Islam. This is why I say when the PRA is abolished religion will be free.

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Submitted by okean on April 27, 2015

Selahattin Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtaş is the co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Part (HDP) in Turkey. He was born to a Zaza speaking Kurdish family in 1973 and is a lawyer. He was elected as chairman for BDP (Peace and Democracy Party) in 2010 which was converted to HDP in 2012.

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