Well, you might be intrigued to learn that it was actually Erdogan's AKP that improved the situation of Kurds significantly. If you kept informed, you would know that being a Kurd in Turkey hasn't been as pleasant as it is nowadays for roughly 90 years. As for the "occupied Cypriots" - if you look back in history, you will discover that Turkey invaded in the 1970s to protect the Turkish Cypriots against Greek oppression. Also in recent years Turkey and the Turkish part of Cyprus had accepted Annan's plan of reuniting the country, which was rejected by the Greek side.
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from the article: Turkey PM calls on Mubarak to listen to demands of his people