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PressTV-Turkey nabs lawyers of hunger-striking teachers

PressTV-Turkey nabs lawyers of hunger-striking teachers - Presstv

Long Hunger Strike Threatening Life of Iranian Kurdish Prisoner

BAS News - 2017-10-05 17:31
ERBIL— An Iranian Kurdish political prisoner is suffering a "critical" health situation following 66 days of hunger strike. Mohammed Nazari, who has already served 23 years of his sentence in prisons in Karaj and Ormumiyyeh, cannot even drink water after ...

Turkey confirms capture of intelligence officers by PKK

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 23:38
A Turkish minister appeared to confirm for the first time that two Turkish intelligence officers have been captured in northern Iraq, saying the government was not in direct talks with the Kurdish militant PKK group to bring them back. ...

Turkey pro-Kurdish HDP holds 'justice rally' in Diyarbakir

KurdPress - 2017-09-19 08:52
Turkey pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) held a grand meeting in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir titled “Justice, Conscience and Democracy” in protest of the current state of democracy in Turkey and arrests of its lawmakers. ...

Turkey sees risk of Kurds defying region with independence vote

KurdPress - 2017-08-22 10:43
Turkey sees a real risk that Iraqi Kurds will press ahead with an independence referendum, according to an adviser to the president, a move that would defy almost unanimous opposition among neighboring states and surprise the many observers who foresee a ...