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Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party elects new leaders, replaces jailed chief Demirtas

Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party elects new leaders, replaces jailed chief Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2018-02-12 22:59
ANKARA,— Turkey’s main Kurdish party elected two new leaders on Sunday, one of whom replaced its charismatic jailed co-chief Selahattin Demirtas, ahead of elections in 2019. Demirtas, the best-known face of the left-wing Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), ...
Turkey’s Kurdish HDP party elects new leaders, replaces jailed chief Demirtas - E-Kurd

The women’s protection units ypj target two military vehicles of the Turkish invasion army

SDF Press - 2018-02-28 22:51
The women’s protection units ypj target two military vehicles of the Turkish invasion army and the terrorist factions in the village of Maski in the Rajo axis and destroy them completely. SDF.Media Center ...

Turkey denies release request from ex-Kurdish HDP party leader: official

E-Kurd - 2018-02-17 21:29
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Friday denied a request from the former head of the Kurdish opposition to be released from jail while his “terrorism” trial continues, an official for Selahattin Demirtas’s Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) said. Demirtas, one o ...

Hard decision in Afrin: Will the U.S. choose Turkey over Syria's Kurds?

The Region - 2018-02-17 16:15
Hard decision in Afrin: Will the U.S. choose Turkey over Syria's Kurds? ...

Turkey’s jailed ex-Kurdish HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas says his trial political

E-Kurd - 2018-02-15 21:58
SINCAN, Turkey,— The jailed former co-leader of Turkey’s main Kurdish party on Wednesday said he had not been given the “slightest” chance of a fair hearing, as his trial on terror charges resumed. Selahattin Demirtas, who led the Peoples’ Democratic Par ...

Turkey detains former co-leader of Kurdish HDP party Serpil Kemalbay

E-Kurd - 2018-02-14 19:05
ANKARA,— Turkish police on Monday detained the former co-leader of Turkey’s main pro-Kurdish party, an official said, just two days after she handed over her job to a successor. Serpil Kemalbay was taken by police in Ankara in front of her home over her ...

Pro-Kurdish HDP elects new leaders amid Turkey′s crackdown | News | DW | 11.02.2018

DW - 2018-02-13 18:27

Turkey’s pro-Kurdish opposition party elects new leaders | The Spokesman-Review

Spokesman - 2018-02-13 18:27

HDP elects new co-chairs

Waar Media - 2018-02-12 22:07
WAAR-DUHOK: he Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) elected new co-chairs on Sunday, following a crackdown on the party for alleged terror links that led to the jailing of one of its leaders and hundreds of arrests. HDP unanimously elected lawmaker Pervin Bul ...

Turkish bombardment hits hundreds of shops in Rajo’s main market

ANHA - 2018-02-12 08:59
Behind the indiscriminate bombardment of the Turkish occupation army and its terrorists over the past 23 days continued heavy destruction in civilian homes, infrastructure and vital services centers in addition to the main market in the center of Rajo are ...

Under Turkey crackdown, pro-Kurdish party elects new leadership

K24 - 2018-02-12 01:34
HDP officials, including the party's new Co-leaders Sezai Temelli (second-right), Pervin Buldan (second-left), and former Co-leader Serpil Kemalbay (middle) salute supporters, Feb. 11, 2018. (Photo: HDP) ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party elects new leaders - ABC News

GO - 2018-02-11 23:31

Pro-Kurdish HDP Elects New Leaders

BAS News - 2018-02-11 22:25
ERBIL — The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) elected new co-chairs on Sunday, following a crackdown on the party for alleged terror links that led to the jailing of one of its leaders and hundreds of arrests. HDP unanimously elected lawmaker Pervin Buldan ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition elects new leaders

Reuters - 2018-02-11 17:46
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's main pro-Kurdish party elected new leaders on Sunday, at a congress that party officials said authorities had tried to stop by arresting hundreds of would-be attendees. ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party to elect new co-leader

FOX News - 2018-02-11 15:37
Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition party has kicked off a congress to elect a new co-president to replace its jailed leader. ...

Syrian Kurdish forces say fighter mutilated by Turkey-backed rebels

Roji Kurd - 2018-02-04 00:03
Kurdish forces in Syria said on Friday one of their fighters was mutilated by Turkey-backed rebels, referencing a video circulating on social media. Roji Kurd; Turkey launched an air and ground offensive last month against Kurdish fighters who control the ...

YPJ fighter Barin Kobani mutilated by Turkey-backed rebels

Waar Media - 2018-02-03 13:08
WAAR-DUHOK: Kurdish forces in Syria said on Friday one of their fighters was mutilated by Turkey-backed rebels, referencing a video circulating on social media. Turkey launched an air and ground offensive last month against Kurdish fighters who control t ...

Kurdish Parliament: Turkish aggression on Afrin extension of Turkish project in Kirkuk

ANHA - 2018-01-29 09:25
- A member of Başûr Kurdistan Parliament of Kuran movement Omar Enaya, during a statement to Hawar news agency pointed out that the Turkish occupation stood against the will of the Kurdish people in Başûr Kurdistan in cooperation with the government of Ab ...

Turkish ground offensive in Syria to begin on Sunday, PM Yildirim says

The Defense Post - 2018-01-23 12:41
Turkey's prime minister Binali Yildirim said on Saturday that a Turkish ground offensive in Efrin, Syria was likely to begin on Sunday The post Turkish ground offensive in Syria to begin on Sunday, PM Yildirim says appeared first on The Defense Post. ...