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Pro-Kurdish politician to stay in Turkish jail despite dementia claims
Ankara, Aug 6, 2022 (AFP) - A Turkish court has ordered the continued detention of a pro-Kurdish Turkish politician despite reports that she has dementia, her lawyer said on Saturday.
Aysel Tugluk, now 57, was the deputy co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) before her arrest in 2016.
She was sentenced in 2018 to 10 years in prison for "belonging to a terrorist organi ...