Figen Yuksekdag

Turkish court bans pro-Kurdish party leader from leaving country

A Turkish court has slapped an international travel ban on Figen Yuksekdag, the co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), according to a copy of the ruling distributed Saturday.

Turkish prosecutor seeks 15 years for co-leader of pro-Kurdish party

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking 15 years in prison for the co-leader of the main pro-Kurdish party for her remarks in support of US-backed Syrian Kurds fighting Islamic State, a party official confirmed Friday.