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Prison sentences for HDP’s Demirtas and Onder approved

Prison sentences for HDP’s Demirtas and Onder approved

ANF - 2018-12-05 11:19
Turkish judiciary has rapidly approved prison sentences for HDP former co-chair Selahattin Demirtas and former MP Sırrı Sureyya Onder after the ECHR verdict for Demirtas’ release. ...
Prison sentences for HDP’s Demirtas and Onder approved - ANF

HDP Co-chair Temelli: We will end the isolation

ANF - 2018-12-18 16:40
“Those who hope for attacks against Rojava will once again drag the country into a deadlock. Embracing the will to live together in this country is a step that will bring peace to the Middle East", said HDP Co-chair. ...

Judge on Demirtas case admits: “I am not neutral”

ANF - 2018-12-12 16:08
The court’s head judge admitted to being “not neutral” in the hearing of imprisoned former HDP Co-chair Selahattin Demirtas. Tensions rose in the court. ...

Sırrı Sakık Muş’tan belediye başkalığına aday oldu: Ağrılı kardeşlerim bağışlasınlar

BAS News - 2018-12-12 11:56
BasNews- Eski Ağrı Belediye Başkanı Sırrı Sakık 31 Mart yerel seçimlerinde HDP’den Muş Belediye Başkanlığı’na aday oldu. Sakık Twitter hesabından yaptığı açıklamada, “Ağrılı kardeşlerim bağışlasınlar çünkü bu sefer Ağrı’daki kazanımlarımızı Muş’ta taçlan ...

Sırrı Süreyya Önder cezaevinde: Barış ve demokrasi kazanacak | Ehemaliger HDP-Abgeordneter Sırrı Süreyya Önder tritt Haftstrafe an

WDR - 2018-12-12 08:42
Hakkında verilen hapis cezasının onaylanmasının ardından cezaevine teslim olan Sırrı Süreyya Önder, "Ne söz sarf ettiysek, arkasındayız. Barış ve demokrasi kazanacak..." dedi. | Der ehemalige HDP-Abgeordnete Sirri Süreyya Önder wurde aufgrund seiner Rede ...

Prison sentences for HDP former MPs Birlik and Baydemir

ANF - 2018-12-10 09:55
Former HDP deputies Osman Baydemir and Leyla Birlik have been sentenced to prison. ...

HDP Van Co-chair imprisoned for clicking “Like”

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
HDP Van Province Co-chair Yadisen Karabulak was issued a prison sentence for clicking “Like” on a post on Facebook. ...

Hapis cezası onanan Sırrı Süreyya Önder cezaevine teslim oldu

BBC - 2018-12-06 20:05
"Terör örgütü propagandası yapmak" suçlamasından aldığı 3 yıl 6 ay hapis cezasını onanan eski HDP Ankara milletvekili Sırrı Süreyya Önder, cezasını çekeceği Kandıra'daki F Tipi cezaevine teslim oldu. Önder cezaevi girişte yaptığı açıklamada, sözlerinin ar ...

Turkey jails former HDP MP Sırrı Süreyya Önder

ANF - 2018-12-06 14:43
Imralı Delegation member Sırrı Süreyya Önder has been jailed to serve a finalized prison sentence. ...

HDP Women’s Assembly Member Coskun arrested

ANF - 2018-12-06 14:43
HDP Women’s Assembly and the Revolutionary Party member Benazir Coskun has been arrested after her detention as part of the political genocide operations. ...

Hapis cezasını onanan Sırrı Süreyya Önder, cezaevine girdi

Ilke Haber - 2018-12-06 11:41
Hapis cezasını onanan Sırrı Süreyya Önder, cezaevine girdi3 yıl 6 ay hapis cezasını onanan eski HDP Ankara Milletvekili Sırrı Süreyya Önder, Kandıra'daki cezaevine teslim oldu. ...

Prison sentence for HDP's Baluken also finalized

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
The Supreme Court Division 16 finalized the sentence issued to Former HDP Amed MP and Imrali Delegation Member Idris Baluken. ...

Hearing of HDP's Demirtas postponed

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
On the finalization of his sentence, Selahattin Demirtas said, “We are not afraid of being tried.” ...

Turkey’s thirst for power threatens water war with Iraq

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 01:24
Iraq, already ravaged by decades of ethnic and sectarian warfare, has quietly suffered a water shortage over the past decade. Including the Kurdistan region, Iraq relies on the Euphrates and Tigris rivers for 98 percent for its drinking, irrigation and sa ...

Assad’s bluff may double as a gain for Syria’s Kurds

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:54
Bashar al-Assad’s regime might soon be targeting northeastern Syria. This oil rich region is primarily composed of Kurds, and is secured predominantly by the Syrian Democratic Forces. The Kurds control over 28 percent of Syria and are backed by the United ...

New Generation rejects KDP holding both Kurdistan’s presidency and premiership posts

E-Kurd - 2018-12-04 02:22
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement (Naway Nwê) expressed its opposition to the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) holding both Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s presidency and premiership in a statement on Monday. New Generation, which ...

A competition for Raqqa’s poets entitled “Poem and Talks”

SDF Press - 2018-12-01 19:47
Raqqa-“Ma Rasia Hakim association organized a poetry competition in cooperation with the Office of Organizations in Raqqa Civil Council, a group of poets from Raqqa city participated in it in the presence of an arbitration committee from the Culture and A ...

RABRIY kindergarten is a place for children’s education and recreation

SDF Press - 2018-11-30 18:40
Al-Hasakah – The self-management represented by the Directorate of Education continues its great support for the children and the establishment of all means that will guarantee them a bright future in its belief that they are the true nucleus in the proce ...

Rebuilding Iraq’s Public Works Infrastructure Following the Defeat of ISIS

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2018-11-21 22:44
This report studies the challenges of rebuilding Iraq’s public works infrastructure following the “perfect storm” of the ISIS insurgency and low oil prices. The major challenge is that the Government of Iraq’s estimate of $88 billion severely understates ...

President Macron announces his support for Nadia's Initiative's Sinjar Action Fund at The Paris Peace Forum

Nadia Murad - 2018-11-14 02:53
President Macron announces his support for Nadia's Initiative's Sinjar Action Fund at The Paris Peace Forum ...