The Movement for a Democratic Society (TEV-DEM) opened a council of the local Alevi population in Efrîn’s Mabata district in order to promote the organisation of the Alevi community in all fields of life in the Efrîn Canton.
Efrîn Canton’s Executive Council Co-president Hêvî Mustefa, Foreign Affairs Council President Silêman Cefer, Êzidîs Union Co-chairs Suad Hiso and Ebdulrehman Şamo, Religious Union President Mihemed Qasim and members of several organisations attended the council’s opening ceremony.
A minute of silence was followed by the speeches of Hêvî Mustefa and Alawi sheikh Comerd Sito who congratulated the Alevi community and all the peoples of the region on the council’s opening.
After that an Alevi music group performed poets and songs.
At the end the participants felicitated the opening of the Alevi Council on the Alevi community.