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Turkey police detain Kurdish party leaders

Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party leader Selahattin Demirtas waves during a peace rally against the war in Syria on September 4, 2016 in IstanbulTurkish police on Friday detained the two co-leaders of the country’s main pro-Kurdish party, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and several other MPs in a major escalation of the crackdown in the wake of a failed July 15 coup. Selahattin Demirtas was detained at his home in the southeastern city of Diyarbakir while the co-chairperson Figen Yuksekdag was held in Ankara as part of a terror investigation, the state-run Anadolu news agency said. Demirtas and Yuksekdag had been targeted by several separate probes over the last months but this is the first time that either has been detained.

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