During the Turkey trip, the group spent time with leaders and grassroots activists of the HDK (People’s Democratic Congress) and the HDP (People’s Democratic Party); travelled to Ankara to attend the court hearing of the detained HDK co-spokesperson Onur Hamzaolgu; and travelled to Dyabirkir to meet with Kurdish social movements and civil society groups. The week included meetings with activists from a broad range of sectors including trade unions, victims groups, women’s organisations, cultural groups, youth organisations and many more.