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Turkey's HDP Attempts to Bridge Interests of Kurds and Non-Kurds

Turkey’s HDP party achieved an electoral breakthrough in the June 7th election, becoming the first pro-Kurdish party to win representation in parliament. This breakthrough was made possible in part by the fact that large numbers of non-Kurdish Turks embraced the party's message of pluralism and democratic rights. The HDP’s success gives hope that ethnic divisions between Turks and Kurds can be bridged.   Supporters of the HDP celebrated into the early hours of the morning after...

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