Turkey court upholds conviction of prominent jailed Kurdish leader

By |december 5th, 2018|abuse of power, authoritarian regime, Kurds, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Selahattin Demirtas, Turkey|

A Turkish court on Tuesday (4 December) rejected an appeal by jailed pro-Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtaş against his conviction for “terrorist propaganda”, his lawyer said, in a fresh blow to the prominent politician considered a potential rival to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Demirtaş,...