Turkey's president slams European court for Demirtas ruling

Turkey’s president slams European court for Demirtas ruling

ISTANBUL – Turkey’s president on Wednesday accused the European Court of Human Rights of “defending a terrorist” after it ruled that Turkey must immediately release from prison a prominent Kurdish politician. Speaking to his ruling party’s lawmakers, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called imprisoned politician Selahattin Demirtas a “terrorist”…