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Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. ...
Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law - ANF

Arrests between KDP and PUK raises rule of law concerns in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-01-04 12:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— A series of tit-for-tat arrests of party officials and family members by partisan security forces affiliated with the two ruling parties has exposed significant rule of law concerns in the Kurdistan Region. The Pat ...

The public office is holding a meeting with Mansoura people

SDF Press - 2018-12-23 21:53
Al-Tabqa- on Sunday, the public office of SDF held a meeting with the people and administrates of local councils During the meeting, the military official in public military relation of Al-Tabqa and its countryside (Omid Gabar) made speech where he clarif ...

Northern Syrian peoples in the streets: We will resist

ANF - 2018-12-20 15:51
Northern and Eastern Syrian peoples held a protest today in front of the Coalition base in Kobanê. Tens of thousands of people sent a warning to all powers to not make mistaken calculations and stated that they will resist any attacks and invasions. ...

Kurdish issue discussed in the European Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
A press conference was held at the European Parliament to underline the situation of HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven on hunger strike for over a month. ...

SDF Liberates 50% of Hajin in Syria

BAS News - 2018-12-13 09:27
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) has so far liberated 50% of Hajin town, one of the last Islamic State (IS) pockets in eastern Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor. A military source confirmed the report and stated that the US-backed forc ...

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-11 13:51
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. The first pane ...

European Parliament to discuss the ECHR ruling on Demirtas

ANF - 2018-12-11 13:36
The European Parliament is taking the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling about Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas on the agenda to be discussed. ...

10.000 rights violations in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months

ANF - 2018-12-10 12:28
Almost 10.000 rights violations were recorded in the Kurdistan Region in 10 months. ...

Cloth Market in Tabqa City is Witnessing Unprecedented Congestion

SDF Press - 2018-12-09 19:33
Tabqa – “Cloth Market” or “Women’s Market ” is located AL-Qaria district, to the left of the main market of Tabqa city. This market is considered one of the most important and oldest markets. It was founded in 1955 and is frequented by women from Tabqa ci ...

In 1998, Turkey and Syria Narrowly Avoided War

WarIsBoring - 2018-12-07 22:15
Sick and tired of Syria sheltering its arch-enemy the Kurdistan Workers Party, more commonly known by its acronym PKK, in 1998 Turkey threatened to invade. In the end, diplomacy prevented a potentially bloody war. On Oct. 4, 1998, a top Turkish commander ...

Aydar at EP: Kurdish movement is the most appropriate alternative

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
KNK Executive Council Member Zubeyir Aydar spoke at the European Parliament conference on Kurds and said that the Kurdish Liberation Movement is always ready to sit at the negotiation table. ...

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. ...

As the Saudis sweat, Turkey is using the Khashoggi disappearance to play for power

Telegraph - 2018-12-06 07:22

UN to Begin Investigations into IS Crimes in Early 2019

BAS News - 2018-12-05 09:16
ERBIL — The United Nations special investigative team will finally begin investigating massacre of Kurdish Yezidis and other atrocities by the Islamic State (IS) in early 2019, head of the investigative team said. Earlier in September 2017, Kurdish Yezid ...

Israel, Turkey and the Kurdish question

Diliman Abdulkader - 2018-12-05 00:54
I’am not used to receiving lectures about morality from a leader who bombs Kurdish villagers in his native Turkey, who jails journalists, who helps Iran get around international sanctions,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in response to Turkish Pre ...

IS Attacks Kurdish Village in Kirkuk, Kills and Wounds Three

BAS News - 2018-12-03 10:29
ERBIL — The Islamic State (IS) insurgents attacked a Kurdish village in Kirkuk province overnight on Saturday, killing at least one civilian and wounding two others, security sources confirmed. The attack was carried out in Nasr village, near Rashad dist ...

IS Planning Chemical Attack against Kurdish-led SDF in Syria: Moscow

BAS News - 2018-11-29 10:47
ERBIL — Russian Ministry of Defense has warned of a possible chemical attack by the Islamic State (IS) against the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in Syria’s eastern province of Deir ez-Zor. The Ministry said in a statement that he had receive ...

Education Committee in Raqqa receives the first batch of textbooks

SDF Press - 2018-11-19 15:43
Raqqa – Education’s Committee of Raqqa Civil Council received the first batch of textbooks in preparation to distribute them to students who started their new academic year. The received batch included/ 35 / thousand copies of the books as a first batch u ...

The first session of the “Syrian Dialogue” Forum was held in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2018-11-16 11:06
Raqqa – Under the motto of “Syrian Dialogue” Raqqa Civil Council held a forum attended by figures from civil society and the dignitaries of Raqqa city, the forum began to stand a minute of silence on the souls of martyrs and martyr Sheikh Bashir al-Huwaid ...