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Pro-Kurdish Party Limits Action in Turkish Parliament

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party announced Sunday that it will halt its legislative activities in parliament following the arrests of nine of its lawmakers. Yet Ayhan Bilgen, the spokesman for the Peoples' Democratic Party or HDP, told The Associated Press that the party will not withdraw from parliament, saying that decision can only “be made in consultation with the people.” The party will stop participating in parliamentary commissions and the parliamentary assembly. Instead the...

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