ANKARA (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights called on Turkey to immediately release prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas, ruling on Wednesday the justification for his years of detention was cover for limiting pluralism and
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Detention of Selahattin Demirtaş contrary to ‘very core of the concept of a democratic society’The European court of human rights has ordered the immediate release of the prominent Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş from prison in Turkey, finding that his detention goes against “the very core of the concept of a democratic society”.
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