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Senior Pro-Kurdish Party Leader Briefly Detained in Turkey

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Turkish police Friday briefly detained a deputy speaker of parliament, forcibly taking her to a court to testify in an on-going case in which she is accused of making propaganda in support of outlawed Kurdish rebels. Pervin Buldan, a senior legislator from the Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), later told reporters waiting outside the courthouse that she was released after telling court officials that she would not testify in the “politically motivated’’...

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