Topic: Selahattin Demirtaş

Turkish soldiers at a checkpoint between Mardin and Cizre (photo: Reuters/Sertar Kayar)

Electioneering in Turkish Kurdistan

Masters of the blame game

Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan react during an election rally in Istanbul, Turkey, 17 June 2018 (photo: Reuters/Osman Orsal)

Countdown to the Turkish election

Erdogan beats the nationalist drum

Muharrem Ince, seen as a strong contender to end president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's 16 year rule next month and presidential candidate of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), waves to supporters in Menderes, Turkey on 27 May 2018 (photo: picture alliance/AP Photo/CHP/Z. Koseoglu)

Turkey's snap election

The calculus of alliances

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: Reuters/Turkey Presidential Palace)

The achievements of Erdogan

With me or against me

ALT-Tags: Members of Diyarbakir′s municipal theatre company (photo: Sonja Galler)

Kurdish artists in Diyarbakir

"No room to breathe anymore"

German author and journalist Cigdem Akyol (picture-alliance/dpa/D.Bockwoldt)

Press freedom in Turkey

Writing in a state of fear

Erdogan′s Turkey

Spinning out of control

Erdogan′s supporters in Ankara celebrate the AKP′s victory (photo: Reuters)

Turkey′s general election

"The AKP's nationalist strategy has paid off"

A Turkish F-16 fighter jet (photo: picture-alliance/AA/Veli Gurga)

Erdogan and the Kurdish conflict

A battle for votes

Gulistan Gurbey (photo: private)

Interview with Turkish political scientist Gulistan Gurbey

Litmus test for Turkish democracy

A supporter of the pro-Kurdish HDP in Diyarbakir celebrates after the announcement of the election result (photo: Getty Images/B. Kara)

Turkey after the general election

No balcony speeches for Erdogan

Recep Tayyip Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/RIA Novosti/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

Erdogan's biggest political defeat

Ballot being cast by a Turkish expat in the Turkish presidential election in Karlsruhe, Germany, 31 July 2014 (photo: Uli Deck/dpa)

Parliamentary election in Turkey

An absolute majority hangs in the balance

Kurdish supporters of the HDP presidential candidate, Selahattin Demirtas, in the run-up to the Turkish presidential election earlier this year (photo: dpa)

Interview with Turkish politician Sirri Sureyya Onder

The solution to the Kurdish conflict as a yardstick for democracy