Turkish voters cast their ballots on Sunday with President Erdogan's AKP holding a commanding lead in opinion polls. Critics of the government are concerned about losing more human and constitutional rights if the AKP prevails.
"I'm a living example of how human rights have excelled during the time of the AK Party," the party's Vice Chair Ravza Kavakci Kann tells us, but President Erdogan's crackdown on civil liberties continues.
Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has pledged Turkey's forces would lay siege to the Kurdish-controlled Afrin "in the coming days." Previously, Kurds denied reports of a deal with Damascus to fight the Turks together.
The deployment of pro-Syrian government forces raises the prospect of clashes with Turkish forces in Afrin. Soon after the convoy arrived, Syrian state media reported that Turkey had targeted them with shellfire.
Left and Green party lawmakers have slammed Germany's Turkey policy ahead of Prime Minister Binali Yildirim's visit to Berlin. They demand a tougher stance in the face of human rights violations.
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