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How women who’ve left Turkey are helping those left behind | Public Radio International

How women who’ve left Turkey are helping those left behind | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-04-22 06:09

How women who’ve left Turkey are helping those left behind | Public Radio International - PRI

After ISIS fall, some women who joined plead to come home | CTV News

Ctvnews - 2019-04-25 10:08

The Pentagon clarifies: the SDF and Turkey are not talking to each other | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-04-24 16:25

After ISIS fall, some women who joined plead to come home

Rûdaw - 2019-04-23 20:48
“How could I have been so stupid, and so blind?” Kimberly Polman, a 46-year-old Canadian woman, said of her decision to join the caliphate. ...

100 years after genocide, Armenians in Turkey revive their identity | Public Radio International

PRI - 2019-04-23 18:44

Women Camp in Southern France

ANF - 2019-04-19 14:50
Members of the Kurdish women's council and commune are gathering at a camp in southern France called “Kurdish women organized in the philosophy of freedom.” ...

Iraq Allocates Financial Grants to Yezidi Women Who Survived IS

BAS News - 2019-04-18 22:10
ERBIL - Iraqi Minister of Displacement and Migration revealed on Thursday that the federal government will start its delivery of financial grants to each Yezidi girl or woman who has been freed from Islamic State (IS) captivity. Nofal Mousa made the rema ...

Prisoner on 114th day of hunger strike: “We are determined”

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:21
Ahmet Surme, one of the prisoners in Tekirdag who have been on a hunger strike for 114 days, said they are determined and asked for public attention. Surme said their health is at a critical stage. ...

MPs in Baghdad Looking for Kurds Who Joined IS

BAS News - 2019-04-17 11:36
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers are working to find out if the Kurdish members of Islamic State (IS) are among those jihadists arrested now in Baghdad. MP Nasr Harki told BasNews that they have prepared a list of those believed to have left Kurdistan to join t ...

Shamima Begum: Why women are terrorism's secret weapon

BBC - 2019-04-17 02:11
Women are often portrayed as peacemakers, but research suggests they can play an active role in extremism. ...

Stockholm hunger strikers: We are resolved to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-04-16 16:21
Democratic Kurdish Society Center Norway Co-chair Ayser Yuce who continues her hunger strike in Stockholm, Sweden criticized the Norwegian government for their silence and said they are resolved to break the isolation. ...

Hunger striker's mother: Listen to the voice of our children

ANF - 2019-04-09 11:47
Behya Tan, mother of 21-year-old Şahin Tan, who has been on hunger strike for 102 days in Ceyhan Closed Prison, said: “We are on hunger strike with our children. How can we eat when they are not?” ...

At least 108 people died at work in Turkey in March

ANF - 2019-04-08 16:05
At least 108 people were killed at work in March in Turkey. Eleven of those killed are migrants from Afghanistan, Syria and Turkmenistan. ...

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 ...

HDP women win big in Turkey elections despite party setbacks

Rûdaw - 2019-04-03 03:16
The HDP has won three metropolitan municipalities, five cities, 50 counties and 12 towns ...