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As Crackdown Continues, Turkey Investigates Kurdish Party Leader

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Turkish prosecutors have launched an investigation into Selahattin Demirtas, the leader of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party. The move comes as security forces continue a crackdown across the predominantly Kurdish southeast against supporters of the banned Kurdistan Workers Party, the PKK. The leader of the Peoples' Democratic Party, or HDP, is under investigation for calling for autonomy for Turkey’s Kurdish minority. The move follows Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu cancelling a meeting...

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