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Nobody is blaming the current German population for the Nazi genocide. It was blamed on Hitler's politics and vision. Similarly while it is widely accepted that the Armenian genocide is the result of the politics of C.U.P in that period, we find it clearly unacceptable to turn back on the Armenians and to put the current Turkish and Kurdish population subject to such suspicions and into a position to defend itself. (Referring to acts of Committee of Union and Progress which was the de-facto ruler of Ottoman Empire during events of mass killings and deportations of Armenians.)

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Submitted by okean on April 27, 2015

Selahattin Demirtas

Selahattin Demirtaş is the co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish People's Democracy Part (HDP) in Turkey. He was born to a Zaza speaking Kurdish family in 1973 and is a lawyer. He was elected as chairman for BDP (Peace and Democracy Party) in 2010 which was converted to HDP in 2012.

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