Peoples' Democratic Party

Deputy pro-Kurdish party leader arrested during raid in Ankara

The deputy chairman of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Alp Altinors, has been arrested during a raid by Turkish police, the party said Friday.

Hunger strikers in Turkey show support for imprisoned PKK leader

Fifty pro-Kurdish politicians and activists have begun a hunger strike in Turkey in support of Abdullah Ocalan, who leads the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), an opposition party spokeswoman told dpa on Monday.

Turkish prosecutor wants Kurdish politicians jailed for PKK support

A Turkish prosecutor is seeking a five-year prison sentence for two leaders of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish political party who spread "terrorist group propaganda" three years ago, the Dogan news agency reported Friday.

Turkey detains Kurdish politicians for planning "illegal protests"

Turkish police arrested members of the main pro-Kurdish political party Thursday for allegedly organizing "illegal protests," the state-run Anadolu news agency reported.