Pro-Kurdish HDP (People’s Democratic Party) Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, along with 9 other HDP’s MPs were detained last night by the police. The official statement by the government as to why they were detained was that HDP members did not co-operate with the government for a counter-terrorism investigation. Demirtas and Yuksekdag recently boycotted the investigation.

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