Turkey: AKP Faces Growing Challenge from Kurdish Unrest

Angry at detentions of Kurds in eastern Turkey, protesters square-off with police in Istanbul. (Photo: David Trilling)

With just weeks to go before Turkey’s June 12 parliamentary vote, discontent among the country’s ethnic Kurdish minority is fostering political uncertainty for the governing Justice and Development Party.

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Dorian Jones is a freelance journalist living in Turkey.

Turkey: AKP Faces Growing Challenge from Kurdish Unrest

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