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Turkish court keeps Selahattin Demirtas in jail despite ECHR | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Turkish court keeps Selahattin Demirtas in jail despite ECHR | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-30 18:29

Turkish court keeps Selahattin Demirtas in jail despite ECHR | Turkey News | Al Jazeera - Aljazeera

Iraqi court sentences Kirkuk council’s head Rebwar Talabani to 6 months in jail

E-Kurd - 2018-12-26 19:11
KIRKUK, northern Iraq, — An iraqi court in in Kirkuk city on Wednesday sentenced head of Kirkuk Provincial Council Rebwar Talabani to six months in jail. Acting Kirkuk Provincial Council chief Rebwar Talabani is now living in Iraqi Kurdistan capital city ...

Syria: SDF fighters capture ISIL pocket in Deir Az Zor | Syria News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-20 02:21

Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-14 19:12

Turkey court orders top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas to remain in custody

E-Kurd - 2018-12-14 15:06
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Thursday ordered the continued detention of Top Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas despite a European rights court ruling calling for his release, an official from his political party said. The European Court of Human Righ ...

Turkey Defies Europe, Keeps Kurdish Leader in Prison

The Kurdish Project - 2018-12-06 09:28
Turkey defied on Friday a plea by European leaders to release the former leader of Turkey's pro-Kurdish opposition from prison. The post Turkey Defies Europe, Keeps Kurdish Leader in Prison appeared first on The Kurdish Project. ...

Turkey court upholds conviction of prominent jailed Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2018-12-05 13:33
ANKARA,— A Turkish court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by jailed prominent Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas against his conviction for “terrorist propaganda”, his lawyer said, in a fresh blow to the prominent politician considered a potential rival to ...

Turkey upholds sentencing of Kurdish politician Demirtas | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-12-04 20:25

Turkish court rules Kurdish opposition will remain leader imprisoned - JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary

Jurist - 2018-12-01 05:07

Turkish court rules to keep Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas in jail: lawyer

E-Kurd - 2018-11-30 15:55
ANKARA,— A Turkish court has ruled that the charismatic Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas remain in prison, his lawyer said on Twitter on Friday, after top EU officials last week called for the politician’s swift release, Reuters reported. On November 2 ...

Washington should rename street ‘Selahattin Demirtas Avenue’

Rûdaw - 2018-11-30 15:55
Washington should rename 2525 Massachusetts Ave NW to something more equivalent. The obvious choice is “Selahattin Demirtas Avenue.” ...

Turkish court keeps Kurdish politician Demirtas in jail despite ECHR | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-30 15:28

Turkish court rules to keep Kurdish politician Demirtas in jail: lawyer | Reuters

Reuters - 2018-11-30 14:30

Soros foundation to close in Turkey after being bashed by Erdogan | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-27 14:18

HDP’s Demirtas Says Erdogan Determined to Keep Him in Prison

BAS News - 2018-11-24 10:21
ERBIL — Former co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, said that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is determined to keep him in prison despite a verdict to release him issued by the European Court of Human Rights. ...

European court urges Turkey to free Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2018-11-20 19:19
STRASBOURG, France,— Europe’s top rights court on Tuesday called on Turkey to release the Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas, who has been held for two years on “terror” charges — a call immediately rejected by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Dem ...

European court orders release of Kurdish politician Demirtas | Turkey News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2018-11-20 12:04

Turkey court sentences Kurdish MP to 18 months in jail

The Kurdish Project - 2018-11-09 04:18
The sentencing is the first against a lawmaker in the current legislative assembly which was sworn in after the June 2018 presidential and general elections. The post Turkey court sentences Kurdish MP to 18 months in jail appeared first on The Kurdish Pr ...