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Musa Piroglu was protesting against the jailing of veteran Kurdish politician Leyla Guven when he was knocked over.

Leyla Guven, 56, was given a 22 year sentence on charges of joining "a terror group" and "disseminating terror propaganda".

Turkish police fire tear gas on pro-Kurdish rally

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Turkish police fire tear gas on pro-Kurdish rally

At least 10 people were detained protesting the barring of three opposition lawmakers from parliament.

Turkey releases pro-Kurdish lawmaker detained amid ongoing opposition crackdown

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Turkey releases pro-Kurdish lawmaker detained amid ongoing opposition crackdown

Three opposition lawmakers were stripped of their MP status and detained last week.

Kurdish rebel leader calls end to prison hunger strikes

The New Arab

Kurdish rebel leader calls end to prison hunger strikes

Abdullah Ocalan called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his ...

The New Arab & agencies

Three thousand prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Nearly 3,000 people in 90 prisons across Turkey are refusing food in protest of jail conditions for Abdullah Ocalan - leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK).

The New Arab

Kurdish-majority provinces split in Turkey's tightly fought local elections

The left-wing HDP delivered mixed results in Turkey's Kurdish-majority provinces which have been governed for three years by ...

The New Arab

Banksy-backed Kurdish journalist released by Turkey following painting detention

Zehra Dogan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, has been released from prison in Turkey after being accused of producing 'terrorist propaganda'.

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey bans rally for Kurdish MP on hunger strike

The protest bid coincides with the 20th anniversary of the capture of Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, who is jailed in a notorious ...

Turkey court orders release of hunger-striking Kurdish MP

The New Arab & agencies

Turkey court orders release of hunger-striking Kurdish MP

Leyla Guven, 55, launched a hunger strike on 8 November in protest at the prison conditions for Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan.

The New Arab

Daughter of Turkish hunger-striking MP appeals to public

Facing a 100-year prison sentence, pro-Kurdish MP Leyla Guven is struggling to drink even liquids after being on hunger strike ...

Thousands rally in Turkey to back detained Kurdish MP Thousands rally in Turkey to back detained Kurdish MP

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Thousands rally in Turkey to back detained Kurdish MP

Waving flags of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party (HDP), protesters danced and flashed victory signs in Diyabakir, the main city in the ...

Jailed Kurdish leader meets brother in Turkish prison

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Jailed Kurdish leader meets brother in Turkish prison

The jailed leader of an outlawed Kurdish rebel group was allowed to meet his brother in prison on an island near Istanbul on Saturday,

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