Middle East

Turkey’s pro-Kurd election candidate holds rally from prison

Turkey's jailed pro-Kurdish politician and presidential candidate Selahattin Demirtas delivers a speech from his prison cell via a telephone call to his wife, Basak Demirtas, right, and other family members in their home in Diyarbakir, Turkey, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 a video of which was later broadcast on Twitter. His mother Sadiye Demirtas is at left. (HDP Press Service via AP, Pool)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 07, 2018, on page 8.




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