Turkey's Crackdown On Kurds Continues

People walk near damaged buildings on the explosion site on Nov. 4, 2016, after a strong blast in Diyarbakir, Turkey. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images)
People walk near damaged buildings on the explosion site on Nov. 4, 2016, after a strong blast in Diyarbakir, Turkey. (Ilyas Akengin/AFP/Getty Images)
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The joint leaders of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party, People's Democracy, have been arrested along with nine other members of Parliament. They are accused of spreading propaganda for militants fighting the Turkish state.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson hears the latest from Mark Lowen, BBC correspondent in Turkey.

Guest

Mark Lowen, BBC Turkey correspondent. He tweets @marklowen.

This segment aired on November 4, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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