One year on, Turkey mourns prominent Kurdish lawyer’s unsolved killing

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DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— Campaigners paid tribute on Monday to a prominent rights lawyer who was shot dead one year ago in the biggest Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in Turkish Kurdistan, lamenting that no one had yet been brought to justice for the crime. Tahir Elci, head of the bar association in Diyarbakir and a campaigner […]

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Turkey’s Kurdish party fights for survival in parliament, one year on

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DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— A year after Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition entered parliament as a party for the first time, to great fanfare about a maturing of Turkish democracy, its embattled leader is struggling to save it from banishment to the political wilderness. President Tayyip Erdogan, who accuses the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of links to […]

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