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Turkish Academics Call for End to Ankara's PKK Crackdown

In Turkey, more than 1,000 professors and teachers are calling for an end to the government's current crackdown on the Kurdish rebel group, the PKK, in towns and cities across the predominantly Kurdish southeast.  The academics are calling for a resumption of the peace process. In a short statement, the academics condemned the ongoing crackdown by Turkish security forces on the Kurdish rebel group, the PKK.   They especially criticized the use of tanks in towns and...

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