Top Kurdish lawyer killed in clashes in southeast Turkey




 
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Top Kurdish lawyer killed in clashes in southeast Turkey
 
November 28th, 2015  
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Top Kurdish lawyer killed in clashes in southeast Turkey
ANKARA (Reuters) - A senior lawyer criticized for saying the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) is not a terrorist group was killed in clashes in Diyarbakir on Saturday, two sources from the pro-Kurdish HDP opposition said. Bar Association President Tahir Elci was detained in October and was awaiting trial for comments he made about the PKK on CNN Turk TV. (Reporting by Gulsen Solaker; Writing by Dasha Afanasieva; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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