Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) lawmaker Leyla Guven, who ends her hunger strike after a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, leaves her home to go to hospital in Diyarbakir, Turkey, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Sertac Kayar

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Several Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prison inmates in Turkey have ended their hunger strike, heeding a call from jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, MPs said on Sunday, 200 days after the protest was launched. The decision removed a source of tension in mainly Kurdish southeast Turkey after Ankara let Ocalan meet […]

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