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Murder Of Kurdish Activists Could Be Attempt To Derail Peace Talks With Turkey

NPR | Jan. 11, 2013 10:22 a.m.

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Eleanor Beardsley

Three Kurdish activists, all women, were found dead early Thursday in a Kurdish information office in Paris. They had been shot in what the French Interior minister said “was surely an execution.” The motive for the killings is not known. One of the victims, Sakine Cansiz, was a co-founder of the militant separatist PKK organization, which has battled the Turkish Government off and on since the 1980s. Efforts are currently underway to

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