In this undated file handout photo, made available on Friday, June 8, 2018 by the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party, (HDP) former co-leader Selahattin Demirtas, poses for a photo, in prison in Turkey. (HDP via AP)
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ANKARA: Of all the candidates in Turkey's presidential election, Selahattin Demirtas has one major disadvantage: He's in jail. The pro-Kurdish opposition leader, who is fighting terrorism-related charges, is trying to get his message out in any way he can.Demirtas, the former co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish People's Democratic Party, or HDP, is one of five candidates running against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the June 24 presidential election.Turkey will also hold parliamentary elections on the same day.
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