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

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

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 ...

Hearing of Güven, on hunger strike for 49 days, to be held today

ANF - 2018-12-26 09:14
The 4th hearing of HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven's case will be held in Diyarbakir 9th Heavy Penal Court today. ...

Gorran to Determine its Participation in the Government Formation

Waar Media - 2018-12-22 16:53
Gorran movement will hold a meeting today to determine whether it will take part in the new Kurdistan regional government formation or not. “Gorran movement handed out a project of six articles of the previous meetings to KDP regarding reforms in the new ...

Yuksekdag’s prison sentence approved

ANF - 2018-12-19 14:04
Former HDP Co-chair Figen Yuksekdag’s prison sentence was approved by the Ankara Regional Court of Justice. ...

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. ...

Backward practice of 'honor killing' should have been left in the past

Rûdaw - 2018-12-15 15:26
I am not afraid to speak up against the killing of ‎innocent girls and women in the name of religion ...

Masrour Barzani to Yezidis: I am Humbled by Your Resilience in Facing Genocide

BAS News - 2018-12-14 13:53
ERBIL - Chancellor of Kurdistan Region Security Council (KRSC), Masrour Barzani, has praised the resilience of the Yezidis in facing the genocide committed by the Islamic State (IS) militant group against the religious minority a few years ago. The Kurdi ...

TSK'nın Maxmur'a hava harekatında 4 kişi yaşamını yitirdi

BAS News - 2018-12-13 23:12
BasNews- Türkiye’ye ait savaş uçakları, Şengal ve Maxmur'un Qereçox dağındaki PKK mevzilerini bombaladı. Türk ordusuna ait savaş uçaklarının saldırısında 4 kişinin yaşamını yitirdiği bildirildi. Maxmur kampı çevresinde bulunan Qereçox Dağı'nda bulunan me ...

Endonezya'daki doğal afetlerin bilançosu: 4 bin 211 kişi yaşamını yitirdi

BAS News - 2018-12-12 17:05
BasNews- Endonezya'da bu yıl yaşanan doğal afetlerde 4 bin 211 kişinin yaşamını yitirdiği bildirildi. Ulusal Afet Ajansı Yönetimi (BNPB) Sözcüsü Sutopo Purwo Nugroho yaptığı açıklamada, Endonezya genelinde 1 Ocak - 10 Aralık tarihlerinde yaşanan 2 bin 37 ...

EU Commission: Demirtas case reflects rights violations

ANF - 2018-12-12 13:47
EU Commission Deputy Chairperson Federica Mogherini said, “The Demirtas case reflects rights violations in Turkey. At a time of outstanding challenges to Turkey, the approach in practices is a contradiction.” ...

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. ...

Mosul IDPs fight the elements in flooded, mud-caked tents

Rûdaw - 2018-12-09 01:02
"I am urging the government to help compensate us so we can return" ...

Former HDP MP Demirel: We are going on a hunger strike

ANF - 2018-12-08 16:24
Imprisoned former HDP MP Caglar Demirel announced that she and a 15 person group are going on a hunger strike. ...

Third Airport Workers on trial

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
What is on trial is the determination to not give in to slavery work conditions, said unions. ...

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.” ...

Rusya: ABD, Şam’dan bağımsız bir Kürt devleti kurmaya çalışıyor

BAS News - 2018-12-05 18:52
BasNews- ABD’nin YPG ile ortak çalışmasına ilişkin değerlendirmede bulunan Rusya Genelkurmay Başkanı Valeriy Gerasimov, ABD'nin Suriye'de Şam'dan bağımsız bir Kürt devleti kurmaya çalıştığını söyledi. Rusya Dışişleri Bakanlığı Sözcüsü Mariya Zaharova ise ...

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 ...

HDP Slams Turkish Court’s Decision to Keep Demirtas under Detention

BAS News - 2018-12-01 13:21
ERBIL — The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has denounced a decision by the Ankara 19th Heavy Criminal Court on Friday which rejected the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights calling on Ankara to free the former HDP Co-chair Selahatti ...

EU human rights court calls on Turkey to release former HDP co-chair Demirtas

Waar Media - 2018-11-20 16:47
WAAR-Duhok: UK authority removed a plaque dedicated to former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein from a bench on a busy east London street. The tribute suddenly appeared on the seat in Wanstead High Street on Monday, reading: “In Loving Memory of Saddam Husse ...