Pro-Kurdish HDP appoints Urfa MP Baydemir as new spokesperson

February 24, 2017 0

ANKARA – Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Central Executive Committee met in early Friday at party’s headquarters in Ankara. The committee had the referendum and Co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ being stripped of her parliamentary status on […]


Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas given prison sentence

February 21, 2017 0

ISTANBUL – The imprisoned Co-leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democracy Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, has been handed a five-month prison sentence for “degrading the Turkish nation, the Turkish state and its institutions”. The Co-leaders […]


Pro-Kurdish HDP MP Behcet Yildirim taken into custody

February 20, 2017 0

SEMSUR (ANF) – HDP Adiyaman MP, Behçet Yıldırım was detained at Adıyaman Airport before leaving for Ankara Monday morning. Yıldırım was facing an arrest warrant due to his non-attendance in the hearing held at 1st […]

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