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Sjöstedt: Doza HDP siyasî ye

Radyoya Swêdê - 2017-12-07 20:04
Îro mahkemeya hevserokê HDPê Selahattin Demirtas hebû. Ji welatên cuda gelek siyasetvan çûbûn da ku dozê bişopînin. Di nav siyasetvanan de ji Swêdê serokê Partiya Çep (Vänsterpartiet) Jonas Sjöstedt û sê parlamenter jî hebûn. ...

Erdogans charismatischer Gegenspieler

SRF - 2017-12-07 19:44
Selahattin Demirtas gilt als Hoffnungsträger – nicht nur bei den Kurden in der Türkei. Seit einem Jahr sitzt er in Haft. ...

HDP-Chef vor Gericht: Erdogans charismatischer Gegenspieler

Tagesschau - 2017-12-07 06:16
Er galt als Hoffnungsträger und wird auch der "türkische Obama" genannt: Selahattin Demirtas, Chef der prokurdischen HDP, wurde vor zwei Jahren gefeiert, als seine Partei bei den Parlamentswahlen in der Türkei die Zehn-Prozent-Hürde nahm. Nun steht er vor ...

Appel de Selahattin Demirtas à Tayyip Erdogan

Institut Kurde de Bruxelles - 2017-11-16 15:10
Le co-président du Parti Démocratique des Peuples (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş a lancé un appel ouvert à Tayyip Erdoğan depuis la prison d’Edirne après que ce dernier ait accusé Demirtas de « terroriste » lors du sommet G-20 à Hambourg. Dans sa lettre intitu ...

HDP jailed leaders nominated for Sakharov Prize

KurdPress - 2017-09-16 20:52
The European Parliament (EP) on Friday announced that Turkey pro-Kurdish leaders Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag were among the nominees for its prestigious Sakharov Prize, awarded each year in the name of freedom of thought, Kurdistan 24 reported ...

HDP members kept in jail for early elections: Demirtas

KurdPress - 2017-08-14 09:26
Turkey Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) jailed Co-chairperson Selahattin Demirtas has said HDP deputies are being kept in prison as part of a government strategy for snap elections, tr24 reported on Sunday. ...

HDP nationwide protests to continue until November

KurdPress - 2017-07-26 10:27
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies launched a series of protests on Tuesday that will continue until November 4, the anniversary of the detention of HDP Co-chair Selahattin Demirtas along with eight other party deputies, Turkish M ...

Demirtas wants to address parliament through video conference

KurdPress - 2017-07-19 10:35
The imprisoned co-leader of Turkey pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, issued a petition to the Parliamentary Speaker’s Office to address his party group from prison via audio-visual information technology (SEGBIS) as a respo ...

Erdogan calls Demirtas a terrorist

KurdPress - 2017-07-16 21:44
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chairperson Selahattin Demirtas during a press conference on Saturday, the Diken news website reported. ...

Erdogan calls Demirtas is a terrorist

KurdPress - 2017-07-09 10:47
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chairperson Selahattin Demirtas during a press conference on Saturday, the Diken news website reported. ...

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party leader refuses to attend court in handcuffs

Kom News - 2017-07-07 19:51
The jailed co-chairman of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) refused to attend a court hearing in the capital Ankara on Friday because police told him he would have to be handcuffed, his party said. Selahattin Demirtas, held at a prison ...

HDP's Leader Demirtaş to Attend Court Hearing in Ankara

BAS News - 2017-07-06 21:11
ERBIL — The co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, will attend his court hearing on Friday, for the first time since his arrest in November, 2016. Demirtas, who was arrested by the Turkish authorities on charges ...

Turkish opposition excludes Demirtas from 'justice march'

Kurdistan24 - 2017-06-26 09:01
Leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party's (CHP) Kemal Kilicdaroglu (left) sits with the now imprisoned Co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas in an Ankara meeting, Oct 15, 2015. (Photo: DHA) ...

Turkey bans poem written by imprisoned HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtas

Waar Media - 2017-05-03 16:31
WAAR-DUHOK: A poem written by imprisoned pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-leader, Selahattin Demirtas, has been banned by the Mardin Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office, according to Turkish media. The poem, entitled “Contagious courage”, was ...

Turkey needs to listen to Selahattin Demirtas: CHP lawmaker

KurdPress - 2017-05-01 10:02
Turkey main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) lawmaker Tuncay Ozkan has said Turkey needs to listen to what jailed co-chair of the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas says, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Jailed HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas ends hunger strike

KurdPress - 2017-04-01 19:51
The co-chair of Turkey pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, has ended his hunger strike the same day he started it on March 31, Hurriyet daily reported. ...

Demirtas ended his hunger strike late Friday

Waar Media - 2017-04-01 11:47
WAAR-DUHOK: Jailed pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) chief Selahattin Demirtas ends hunger strike. A hunger strike by the co-head of a pro-Kurdish party in Turkey was short lived after officials agreed to discuss prison conditions. The move was ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish HDP party leader Demirtas to start hunger strike

E-Kurd - 2017-04-01 08:42
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey’s Kurdish region,— A jailed co-leader of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party plans to begin a hunger strike Friday to protest “inhumane” conditions at the prison where he is being held, the party said Thursday. Selahattin Demirtas’s P ...

Hungerstreik des Kurden-Parteichefs zeigt Wirkung

Deutsche Welle - 2017-04-01 06:22
Am Freitagmorgen erst trat der inhaftierte Vorsitzende der prokurdischen Oppositionspartei, Selahattin Demirtas, aus Solidarität mit politischen Gefangenen in Hungerstreik. Keine 24 Stunden später konnte er ihn beenden. ...

Türkei: Kurden im Hungerstreik [Online-Abo]

Junge-Welt - 2017-03-31 23:56
Der seit dem 4. November 2016 in Untersuchungshaft sitzende Kovorsitzende der Demokratischen Partei der Völker (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, verweigert seit Freitag die Nahrungsausnahme. ...

Demirtaş and Zeydan are to go on hunger strike on friday

Waar Media - 2017-03-30 17:21
WAAR-DUHOK: The jailed co-leader of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas plans to go on a hunger strike on Friday to protest the treatment of inmates and violations of rights in Turkish prisons. The HDP co-leader expre ...

Turquie: le leader kurde Demirtas va entamer une grève de la faim

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-03-30 16:08
Le chef du principal parti pro-kurde de Turquie Selahattin Demirtas a annoncé jeudi qu'il entamerait une grève de la faim vendredi pour protester contre les conditions de détention "inhumaines" dans la prison où il est incarcéré depuis novembre. ...

Barzani did not appeal for release of Turkey’s HDP officials: deputy PM

E-Kurd - 2017-03-04 10:55
ANKARA,— Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said on Monday that Massoud Barzani made no appeal to release Selahattin Demirtas and other Kurdish lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish bloc, during a meeting with Ankara officials. “Barzani’s visit to An ...

Barzani asks Erdogan to free pro-Kurdish detainees / Amberin Zaman

KurdPress - 2017-02-28 00:32
The president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, has renewed calls for Turkey to release Selahattin Demirtas, the co-leader of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), and other lawmakers from the pro-Kurdish bloc who are being held on a mind-num ...

3 Years Imprisonment Requested for HDP’s Demirtas

BAS News - 2017-02-24 00:51
LEEDS — The Turkish court started the prosecution of the co-chairman of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas on Thursday on charges of “causing and spreading hatred and hostility” during his speech before the parliamentary ...

HDP applies to ECHR over arrests of its leaders

Waar Media - 2017-02-22 12:50
WAAR-DUHOK: Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey has filed an application at the European Court of Human Rights regarding the continued arrest of its co-leaders , Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag. The application was filed in Stra ...

Turquie: 5 mois de prison pour le leader kurde Demirtas

Institut kurde - Paris - 2017-02-21 18:23
Le coprésident du principal parti prokurde de Turquie Selahattin Demirtas a été condamné mardi à cinq mois de prison pour "dénigrement de la nation turque", a rapporté l'agence de presse progouvernementale Anadolu. ...

Demirats meets with family members in prison

KurdPress - 2017-02-04 08:21
The co-Leader of Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas met his family in Idirneh Prison where he was imprisoned about two months ago for alleged link with the Kurdistan Workers’ party (PKK). ...

Turkey; 1,478 Kurdish politicians have been arrested after the coup.

Roji Kurd - 2017-02-02 00:10
HDP declares that 1,478 Kurdish politicians including 78 democratically-elected mayors have been arrested since July 2016. The latest public statement by the HDP party, published today 1st, February 2017 , Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksektas the co-he ...

Majority of Turks approve detention of Kurdish politicians

Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-20 08:06
The currently-imprisoned co-chairs of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas (L) and Figen Yuksekdag, attend a meeting to announce their party's manifesto for the June general elections, in Istanbul, April 21, 2015. (Photo: Reuters) ...

Turkish prosecutor seeks up to 142 years in prison for Demirtas

KurdPress - 2017-01-18 06:04
Indictments regarding the jailed co-leaders of Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have been completed, with the prosecutor seeking up to 142 years in jail for Selahattin Demirtas and up to 83 years in jail for Figen Yuksekdag, the party’s ...

Repression in der Türkei: 142 Jahre Haft

Junge-Welt - 2017-01-18 05:28
Der kurdische Oppositionspolitiker Selahattin Demirtas soll nach dem Willen der türkischen Staatsanwaltschaft zu einer Haftstrafe von bis zu 142 Jahren verurteilt werden. ...

Turkey's imprisoned Kurdish leader denies links with PKK

Kurdistan24 - 2017-01-06 19:12
The imprisoned co-chair of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas seen speaking to his supporters at a rally during his 2014 bid in the presidential elections. (Photo: AP) ...

‘Analysts’ about Kurds, show you know your subject, or shut up about it

Frederike Geerdink - 2016-12-26 01:41
Mind my words: soon ‘analysts’ will start writing that Selahattin Demirtas has chosen the violent approach to the Kurdish issue instead of following the ones who want peace. After all, he called for the people to make sure to protect themselves on the str ...

Selahattin Demirtas taken to hospital in Edirne

KurdPress - 2016-12-15 10:27
Turkey pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtas was taken to a hospital days after suffering a coronary artery spasm in an Edirne jail. ...

Demirtas suffers heart spasm in prison: MP

KurdPress - 2016-12-13 10:11
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtas suffered a heart spasm in jail on Dec. 10, HDP lawmaker Ayhan Bilgen said on Dec. 12 at the party’s Central Executive Board meeting. ...

Demirtas is being overtly tortured in prison: HDP lawmaker

KurdPress - 2016-12-09 16:40
The co-chair of Turkey pro-Kurdish opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is being overtly subjected to torture in prison, a HDP lawmaker has said, commenting on the imprisonment of HDP co-leader Selahattin Demirtas. ...

Selahattin Demirtas and Abdullah Zeydan go on hunger strike

KurdPress - 2016-12-09 16:40
The co-Leader of Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas and a deputy of the departy, Abdullah Zeydan go on hunger strike in protest to their situation in individual cells in Idirne prison. ...

I’m being held hostage: Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-12-09 16:40
The arrested co-chairs of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, has sent a message from prison, saying he is “being held hostage, but it won’t last for very long.” ...

HDP leaders kept in solitary isolation, family visits Demirtas

Kurdistan24 - 2016-12-08 00:48
Imprisoned Co-chair of Turkey's Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas' sister (left), daughter (center), and wife Basak Demirtas seen exiting the Edirne prison he is held in, Edirne, Turkey, 07/12/2016. (Photo: DHA) ...

HDP deputies visit jailed party leader and members

KurdPress - 2016-12-05 00:31
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputies Pervin Buldan and Mithat Sancar visited arrested party deputies, including HDP co-chairs Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, on Dec. 3 and 4. ...

Demirtas trial begins

Waar Media - 2016-11-26 21:52
Waar, Duhok: The trial of Selahattin Demirtas, the Co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), began on Friday as government’s wave of crackdowns on pro-Kurdish politicians continues. Demirtas, who has been in jail in a high-security pri ...

Turkey denies European lawmakers from visiting HDP leader, Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-11-26 00:57
A group of lawmakers from five European countries, including Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialist (PES), were blocked from visiting jailed HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas on the grounds of not getting permission in advance, ...

Trial of Turkey's pro-Kurdish leader begins, more mayors arrested

Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-25 16:11
A smartphone picture taken by a lawyer of the imprisoned Co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtas seen through video conference at a court in the Mardin Province where his trial began, Nov. 25, 2016. ...

Does Turkey want to be a third-world country? / Serkan Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
After a week of continued earthquakes in ties between Turkey and the European Union following the arrests of 12 lawmakers of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), including its co-leaders, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, and the edito ...

Turkey denies European lawmakers from visiting HDP leader, Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-11-23 14:36
A group of lawmakers from five European countries, including Sergei Stanishev, the president of the Party of European Socialist (PES), were blocked from visiting jailed HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas on the grounds of not getting permission in advance, ...

Turkey denies European lawmakers access to imprisoned Kurdish leader

Kurdistan24 - 2016-11-21 19:16
The head of the European Parliament delegation Sergei Stanishev who was denied access by Turkish authorities to meet with the imprisoned Kurdish HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas speaks to reporters, Edirne, Turkey, Nov. 21, 2016. (Photo: Kurdistan24) ...

New charge pressed against Selahattin Demirtas

Waar Media - 2016-11-19 16:39
Waar, Duhok: A Turkish public prosecutor has filed another lawsuit against Selahattin Demirtas, the co-leader of HDP on charges of inciting violent protests. Turkish media outlets reported Demirtas had spoken negatively about Star newspaper in 2015 and th ...

HDP decides to halt parliamentary works

KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
Turkey pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has decided to halt all its parliamentary works following the arrest of nine of its lawmakers, including co-chairs Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag. ...

Iraq demands Turkey to release Ocalan and Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
Iraqi President Advisor has asked Ankara to release the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan and pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) jailed co-Leader Selahattin Demirtas. ...

Does Turkey want to be a third-world country? / Serkan Demirtas

KurdPress - 2016-11-19 09:38
After a week of continued earthquakes in ties between Turkey and the European Union following the arrests of 12 lawmakers of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), including its co-leaders, Selahattin Demirtas and Figen Yuksekdag, and the edito ...
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