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Relatives in Turkey grieve slain PKK fighters as they fear for more to come

As the drums of war beat again in Turkey, MEE travelled to the heart of the country's Kurdish problem
Kurds mourn their relatives and pour water on their plants (MEE/Alex MacDonald)

Every Thursday the residents of Diyarbakir comes to the Yenikoy graveyard to pray for their dead relatives and plant flowers on their graves.

The ceremony provides comfort and closure for many, but for those relatives died fighting for the Kurdistan Workers Party, it is a reminder of the still on-going struggle for between the Turkish state and those seeking greater social and cultural rights for the country's Kurdish minority.

Middle East Eye travelled to Diyarbakir, in southeastern Turkey, where a two year ceasefire between the PKK and the Turkish is unravelling and violence is again returning to the region.

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