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Turkish Parliament Considering Lifting Immunity for Kurd Deputies

The Turkish parliament has begun the process of lifting the immunity of leading parliamentary deputies of the pro-Kurdish party.   Parliament is considering a motion by the ruling AKP to amend the constitution to ease immunity for parliamentary deputies. The move is widely seen as aimed at the pro-Kurdish HDP, with its leading members facing charges of supporting terrorism. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said opposition parties have an obligation to support the move in the...

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