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Arrests of Political Party Leaders in Turkey Prompt International Criticism

The United States joined other countries Friday  including France, Germany and the United Kingdom  and the United Nations in expressing concern about Turkey's arrest of pro-Kurdish politicians and throttling of the internet. Following overnight raids, Turkish police detained a dozen parliamentary deputies of the pro-Kurdish HDP (the Peoples' Democratic Party), the country's third largest political party. Among those arrested were HDP co-leaders Selahattin Demirtas...

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