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Kurdish students skirmish with Turkish police, who tell them to go home and study.

But dig those homemade mortars they're wielding...


Demonstrators protesting the capture of terrorist Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan on Feb. 15, 1999 were told to “go home and study,” through loudspeakers in the southeastern province of Hakkari on Tuesday -- the 12th anniversary of Öcalan’s capture -- and Wednesday, as Hakkari remains the lowest-scoring province in the Student Selection Examination (ÖSS).

Many Kurdish provinces earlier this week saw protests marking the anniversary of Öcalan’s capture. Young demonstrators in groups of about 40 clashed with the police and threw stones in the streets of Hakkari neighborhoods Keklikpınar, Medrese, Katramaz and Yeni Gazi, using shields with KCK written on them. The KCK is the Kurd

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Added: Feb-16-2011 Occurred On: Feb-15-2011
By: TheSanityInspector
Middle East
Tags: turkey, kurdistan, students, demonstrations, riots
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