Turkey's Parliamentary Elections
taken from: adkronosinternational: 6/8/08:
"TURKEY: CENTRE RIGHT MOTHERLAND PARTY QUITS ELECTIONS
Istanbul, 8 June (AKI) -
Also on Friday, Turkey's Electorate Council, the body which regulates the elections, vetoed the candidature of thee ethnic Kurdish candidates - Orhan Dogan, Selim Sadak and Hatip Dicle - accusing them of of extremism. The three, all former members of the defunct Kurdish-rights Democracy Party (DEP) - banned by the authorities for its perceived extremism - had planned to run as independents."