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Kurdish Politician Who Vanished in Turkey Turns Up in Iraq

Missing since May, Hursit Kulter, a provincial leader, said the police had tortured him for 13 days before he escaped.
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The father and son last talked at their family home in the city of Sirnak in southeast Turkey while drinking sweet tea. The younger man, Hursit Kulter, was staunch in his conviction that Turkey’s Kurdish minority could achieve self-...


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