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HDP nationwide protests to continue until November

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 ...
HDP nationwide protests to continue until November - KurdPress

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. ...

Kurds in Germany condemn Turkish aggression on Afrin

ANHA - 2017-07-22 18:18
GERMANY- Dozens of Kurdish community people in Emden city in Germany have gone on a sit-in to condemn the Turkish attacks on Afrin and al-Shahba to support their people’s resistance. To continue the campaign that was launched by Kurdish Women Organization ...

Kurdistan to Hold Parliamentary, Presidential Elections on November 1st

Waar Media - 2017-07-20 13:31
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdistan Region Presidency has set Wednesday, November 1st as the date for holding parliamentary and presidential elections. Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani signed a decree on Wednesday according to which the parliamentary and pres ...

Kurdistan to Hold Parliamentary, Presidential Elections on November 1st

BAS News - 2017-07-19 17:16
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Presidency has set Wednesday, November 1st as the date for holding parliamentary and presidential elections. Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani signed a decree on Wednesday according to which the parliamentary and presiden ...

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 ...

HDP, CHP criticize Erdogan’s claim that Demirtaş is a terrorist

Waar Media - 2017-07-09 17:53
WAAR-DUHOK: Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and Republican People’s Party (CHP) have criticized President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who said he perceived HDP Co-chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş to be a terrorist. The HDP released a statement on Sa ...

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 Co-chair Demirtaş refuses to attend court hearing in handcuffs

Waar Media - 2017-07-07 12:22
WAAR-DUHOK: Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-chairperson Selahattin Demirtaş, who has been behind bars since last November, refused to attend a court hearing on Friday when prison authorities wanted to take him to the court in handcuffs. De ...

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 ...