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Ex-DTP Leader To Be Brought To Court By Force

A former co-chair of the Democratic Society Party (DTP) party, which was shut down by a high court on Friday over alleged links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), will be brought by force to a court hearing for a trial in which she is charged with membership in the PKK, an Istanbul court ruled yesterday.

Turkey Shuts Down Kurdish Political Party

Turkey’s Constitutional Court late Friday delivered a landmark ruling, banning the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) for alleged links with the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

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

Kurdish Party Offices Attacked in Turkey

Police in Turkey reported Wednesday that three provincial offices belonging to Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party (DTP) have been attacked by gunfire and bombings, the Turkish Hurriyet Daily 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.

Top Turkish Court To Discuss Case Outlawing Kurdish Party Next Week

Turkey’s Constitutional Court will begin hearings regarding the closure case of the pro-Kurdish Democratic Society Party, or DTP, on Tuesday, the Anatolia news agency reported Thursday.

Turkish Opposition Parties Unhappy With Obama Remarks

ANKARA–Turkey’s opposition party leaders are unhappy with US President Barack Obama over remarks he made in separate talks with them during his visit to Turkey on Monday, reported the Turkish newspaper, Today’s Zaman. Obama held brief talks with leaders from Turkey’s three opposition parties, the Republican People’s Party (CHP), the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), and

Turkish Armenians Blast Defense Minister’s Comments

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources)–A group of more than 40 Turkish-Armenia’s, in an open letter to Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have voiced their grievances about remarks from Turkish Defense Minister Vecdi Gonul that defended the deportation of Greeks and Armenia’s from Anatolia at the beginning of the last century, describing his commen’s as "praising ethnic cleansing

Thousands of Kurds Protest Turkish Prime Minister’s Visit

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (AFP) — Turkish police clashed for a second day Sunday with thousands of Kurds protesting a visit by Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the country’s restive Kurdish-majority southeast. Fighting erupted when some 3,000 demonstrators — mostly supporters of the country’s main Kurdish party, the Democratic Society Party (DTP) — attempted to stage