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Imprisoned Kurdish leader likely presidential candidate in Turkey elections: Sources

Imprisoned Kurdish leader likely presidential candidate in Turkey elections: Sources

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-01 12:27

Imprisoned Kurdish leader likely presidential candidate in Turkey elections: Sources - Kurdistan24

Another Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-04-06 03:58
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— More Kurdish prisoners in Turkey are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Firat news agency reported. Political prisoner Mahsum Pamay jailed in Elazığ T Type Pris ...

Owen: The silence on what is going on in Turkey is shameful

ANF - 2019-04-03 16:54
"So we want the peace process to begin again in Turkey and who must lead that peace process is Ocalan, and Ocalan cannot lead anything as long as he is in prison." ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...

Pro-Kurdish party wins eight provinces in Turkey’s local elections | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-01 17:03

Erdogan’s AKP suffered a blow in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-04-01 13:23
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered stunning setbacks in local elections as his ruling AK Party lost control of the capital Ankara for the first time since the party’s founding in 2001, and was on course to lose the biggest prize of all, Istanbul. ...

Barzani: Assyrians are Crucial Component of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-04-01 11:58
ERBIL - The Assyrians are a crucial component of the Kurdistan Region, prominent Kurdish leader, Masoud Barzani, expressed in a statement. Barzani, who previously served as the President of the Kurdistan Region, made the remarks in a congratulatory messa ...

Counting underway in Turkey elections as Kurds try to reclaim their cities

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-01 07:00

Turkey’s Vice President Casts Ballot In Local Elections

Waar Media - 2019-03-31 16:12
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay cast his ballot in the capital Ankara on Sunday in local elections. Speaking to reporters after casting his ballot, Oktay said he hopes they will continue their way with a stronger and a more stable Turkey on ...

Kurdish votes will be crucial in Turkey’s local elections

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
ISTANBUL,— Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey’s March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races in I ...

4th Kurdish prisoner commits suicide in Turkey over Ocalan’s prison conditions

E-Kurd - 2019-03-25 21:44
MARDIN, Turkey Kurdistan,— A fourth Kurdish prisoner in Turkey committed suicide Monday to protest against the conditions of jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, a pro-Kurdish party official and an MP said. The death of Medya Cinar follows the suicide ...

Kurds to be key swing vote in Turkey's local elections

Washington Times - 2019-03-25 02:39
ISTANBUL (AP) - Millions of Kurdish votes will be crucial in determining the fate of Turkey's March 31 local elections, as a pro-Kurdish party has made the strategic decision to send votes to an opposition rival to challenge the ruling party in key races ...

Clashes after Kurdish prisoner Zulkuf Gezen suicide in Turkish jail

E-Kurd - 2019-03-18 15:36
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— The death of a Kurdish activist on hunger strike in a Turkish prison sparked clashes between supporters and police near his grave on Monday, as his lawyers and Kurdish party officials said he had committed suicide. Zul ...

Today Marks Birth of Legendary Kurdish Leader Mustafa Barzani

BAS News - 2019-03-14 10:48
ERBIL — Exactly 116 years ago on this day, Mulla Mustafa Barzani, the legendary Kurdish leader, was born to spark the struggle for freedom. Mustafa Barzani was born on 14th March 1903 in Barzani village which locates on a triangle border area between tod ...

Mullah Mustafa Barzani was Not a Democratic and Patriotic Kurdish Leader

E-Kurd - 2019-03-09 03:18
Ageed Derky | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Mullah Mustafa Barzani has been termed by his own family and followers as the father of the Kurdish nation, and the most patriotic Kurdish leader in the history of Kurds. While it makes good sense that freedom fighter ...

Turkish ISIS jihadist: Everything was so expensive in Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-05 10:26
Fatma Yildiz joined the ISIS because she wanted to live according to the Koran and life in Turkey was too expensive. She has been married four times in Syria and her four children are dead. ...

Death on workplace increased in Turkey

ANF - 2019-03-04 16:07
Every day 5 workers died in Turkey for work-related accidents. ...