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Pro-Kurdish candidate fights anti-migrant sentiment in Turkiye

BOLU, Turkiye: A pro-Kurdish candidate, who lost his arm in prison during a police raid after a hunger strike in 2000, has turned three decades of social activism into a fight against the anti-migrant sentiment dominating local elections in Turkiye.

Veli Sacilik, 47, made a name for himself with a 2017 photograph of demonstrations in Ankara against a civil service purge, where he is seen struggling with his left arm against riot shields.

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BOLU, Turkiye: A pro-Kurdish candidate, who lost his arm in prison during a police raid after a hunger strike in 2000, has turned three decades of social activism into a fight against the anti-migrant sentiment dominating local elections in Turkiye.

Veli Sacilik, 47, made a name for himself with a 2017 photograph of demonstrations in Ankara against a civil service purge, where he is seen struggling with his left arm against riot shields.

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Cost of doing business with Iran? US warns Pakistan of sanctions risk

Iran’s Raisi visited Pakistan as the neighbours seek to mend ties after tit-for-tat military strikes this year.

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NBA roundup: Dallas Mavericks grab vital 96-93 road win over LA Clippers

Mavericks steal home court advantage from the Clippers after winning game two in Los Angeles.

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Israeli protesters call for PM’s resignation over captives

Families of Israelis held in Gaza staged a protest to mark 200 days since their relatives were taken.

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