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Turkish Security Zones Prompt Human Rights Concerns for Kurds

The escalating conflict between the Turkish state and the PKK Kurdish rebel group has resulted in increased curfews and temporary security zones across Turkey's predominantly Kurdish southeast.  But more and more questions are being raised over the zones' legality and their impact on a free election due in November. Since July’s collapse of a cease-fire with the PKK, Turkish security forces have enforced more than 100 temporary and military security zones across southeastern...

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