Turkey detains former co-leader of Kurdish party

Turkish police on Monday detained the former co-leader of Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party, an official said, just two days after she handed over her job to a successor.Serpil Kemalbay was taken by police in Ankara in front of her home over her criticism of Turkey's three week offensive against Kurdish militia inside Syria, an official from the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), who asked not to be named, told AFP.The state-run Anadolu news agency said she had called for protests against the Syria operation and an arrest warrant had been issued...

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By: France 24 - Tuesday, 13 February

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