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Turkey Continues Crackdown on PKK in Southeastern Regions

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A reported 10,000 Turkish troops and police are carrying out operations in Cizre and Silopi, two largely Kurdish areas in southeastern Turkey's Sirnak province. While the government says the campaign is targeting members of the outlawed PKK Kurdish militant group and its supporters, civilians in the regions, both under curfew, say they are suffering and living in fear. A week ago, by an official decision of the Education Ministry, about 3,000 teachers in Cizre and Silopi were ordered...

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