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Pressure Mounts on Turkey Pro-Kurdish Party

In Turkey, pressure is building on the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party, the HDP. Authorities are asking for the immunity of party leader Selahattin Demirtas to be lifted as he faces charges ranging from aiding terrorism to insulting the president. The government also is blocking Demirtas and a group of pro-Kurdish lawmakers from entering the southeastern town of Cizre, where the military is fighting pro-Kurdish rebels and a curfew is in effect. The Turkish interior minister...

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