Trustee fires women in Erciş

VAN – Mehmet Şirin Yaşar, who has been appointed to Erciş Municipality as trustee, has fired 15 municipal employees, mostly women.

Van’s Erciş Governor Mehmet Şirin Yaşar, who has been appointed to Erciş Municipality as trustee in place of co-mayors, has fired 15 municipal employees. While the reason for the firing is unknown, most of fired employees are stated to be women. While Erciş Co-mayor Diba Keskin has been in prison for one and half year for “participating in the declaration of self-government”, Interior Ministry appointed District Governor Mehmet Şirin Yaşar to the municipality as trustee on September 11.