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The '''People’s Democratic Congress''' (HDK) is a leftist coalition formed in October 2011 in [[Turkey]]. It is a successor of the [[Labour, Democracy and Freedom Bloc]].  It is strongest in the [[Kurd|Kurdish]] areas of Turkey and in urban areas with substantial Kurdish populations. A few of its MPs are Kurds who remain in prison. HDK was active in the protests in Taksim Gezi Park in Istanbul.<ref name = GLW83013 >[http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/54877 "Turkey: Youth are still fighting amid plans for People's Assemblies, leftist says"] article by I. Zekeriya Ayman in ''[[Green Left Weekly]]'' August 30, 2013</ref>
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The '''People’s Democratic Congress''' (HDK) is a leftist coalition formed in October 2011 in [[Turkey]]. It is a successor of the [[Labour, Democracy and Freedom Bloc]].  It is strongest in [[Kurdish people|Kurdish]] areas of Turkey and in urban areas with substantial Kurdish populations. A few of its MPs are Kurds who remain in prison. HDK was active in the protests in Taksim Gezi Park in Istanbul.<ref name = GLW83013 >[http://www.greenleft.org.au/node/54877 "Turkey: Youth are still fighting amid plans for People's Assemblies, leftist says"] article by I. Zekeriya Ayman in ''[[Green Left Weekly]]'' August 30, 2013</ref>
  
 
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Latest revision as of 13:02, 16 September 2013

The People’s Democratic Congress (HDK) is a leftist coalition formed in October 2011 in Turkey. It is a successor of the Labour, Democracy and Freedom Bloc. It is strongest in Kurdish areas of Turkey and in urban areas with substantial Kurdish populations. A few of its MPs are Kurds who remain in prison. HDK was active in the protests in Taksim Gezi Park in Istanbul.[1]

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