Monday, 20 August 2012

BDP-PKK meeting adds to controversy

Source: Hurriyet Daily News in English

A legal investigation has been launched into a video showing the meeting of Peace and Democracy Party (BDP) deputies and outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants in the southeastern province of Hakkari’s ┼×emdinli district.

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Comment: The on-going legal attacks against BDP MPs, one day Turkey has to deal with the fact that Kurdish MPs are the peaceful face of Kurdish aspirations, and it is better to actually deal with the issues they address rather than hoping that by imprisoning them the issues will disappear.

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