Turkey’s only Assyrian mayor deposed

av | 2016/11/17 | BREAKING NEWS

Februniye Akyol and Ahmet Turk, elected co-mayors of Mardin Metropolitan Municipality, were today deposed and replaced by a so-called Qayyum, guardian, which is the governor of the city,appointed by the government. Turkish authorities continue to dismiss elected mayors in southeast Turkey. Several big cities are now controlled by a Qayyum.

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