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Kurdish Riots Flare in Turkey Over Party Shut Down

Kurdish protesters have clashed with police throughout Turkey as members of the Democratic Society Party (DTP), the main Kurdish party, met to discuss their next move after being banned by the country’s constitutional court.

Kurdish Protesters Clash with Turkish Police in Van

Hundreds of Kurds clashed with police in Turkey’s south-eastern city of van, hurling stones, firebombs and fireworks. There were no immediate reports of injuries, the Associated Press reported

Top Turkish Court Begins Hearing DTP Closure Case, Kurdish Clashes Continue

Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday began hearing a closure case against Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party on charges of links to a terrorist organization.

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