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Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin

E-Kurd - 2019-05-04 11:35
ANKARA,— Eleven members of Turkey’s leading medical association were sentenced to prison terms on Friday over criticisms of a military offensive against Kurdish militants in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) last year. They were given 20 months in prison for “in ...
Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticizing offensive against Syrian Kurds in Afrin - E-Kurd

Turkey’s Lira Has Lessons for Global Democracies: Respect Institutions or Else

Thequint - 2019-05-11 09:58

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan meets lawyers for first time since 2011

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish leader of Turkey’s militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has met his lawyers for the first time in eight years, one of them said on Monday. “This is the first meeting with the lawyers since 2011. The meeting last ...

Four Turkish soldiers killed in attacks by Kurdish militants, Turkey says

Reuters - 2019-05-04 22:56
Four Turkish soldiers were killed and two others wounded in two separate attacks by Kurdish militants on Saturday, the Turkish defense ministry said, adding that the army had retaliated in both cases. ...

SDF in Indirect Talks with Turkey: Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-04 13:47
ERBIL — The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is now in “indirect” negotiations with Turkey to address the outstanding issues, said Mazlum Abdi, the Commander-in-Chief of the SDF. During a ceremony on Friday, Abdi delivered a speech to reveal th ...

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticising Syria offensive

France24 - 2019-05-04 06:58

Turkey doctors get prison terms for criticising Syria offensive | Business Standard News

Business Standard - 2019-05-04 01:46

Turkey and U.S. head for showdown over missile contracts - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-02 16:25

Turkey’s strategy for dealing with the Syrian refugee crisis is an example to Europe | News | The Times

Thetimes - 2019-05-02 13:58

A Kurdish Civilian Sentenced to One Year in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-02 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish civilian, “Danial Darab Khani” who was arrested in Kermanshah in March 2017 following a nationwide protest in December, has been sentenced to one year in prison for “acting against national security.” KHRN ...

Turkey detains 127 people in Istanbul on May Day

Reuters - 2019-05-01 17:04
Istanbul police said they detained 127 people on Wednesday for attempting to hold illegal demonstrations in various parts of the city to celebrate May Day. ...

Members of a Family Arrested in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-05-01 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Members of a family from Orumiyeh have been detained on charges of cooperation with The People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran since March. Ebrahim Sediq Hamedani and his two children, Salar and Maryam Sediq Hamedan ...

Turkey criticizes Venezuelan opposition call for uprising

Reuters - 2019-04-30 18:33
Turkey criticized Venezuelan opposition calls on Tuesday for a military uprising to oust President Nicolas Maduro, saying they amounted to a challenge to the country's constitutional order. ...

A Prisoner Hanged on Murder Charges at Sanandaj Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-30 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): A Kurdish prisoner, Ahmad Irani (known as Aha Chateh), was executed on murder charges at Sanandaj Central Prison on April 28. The prisoner was arrested in 2011 on the charge of murdering two people in a conflict over ...

Explosion in Afrin: dead among Turkey-linked mercenaries

ANF - 2019-04-28 19:13
An explosion occurred in Afrin that is under Turkish regime occupation. Dead and wounded are reported among mercenaries linked to Turkey. ...

Kirkuk Training Center concludes a Military Engineering Training Program

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-04-25 12:54
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On April 18, 2019, Kirkuk Training Center held the graduation ceremony of a military engineering course, attended by the center’s commander and high-ranking officers. The course was participated by a number of Peshmerg ...

At Rojava university in Syrian Kurdistan, Kurds build their own future

E-Kurd - 2019-04-17 17:37
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Which university to attend? For Fatmah, a Kurdish college student in Syrian Kurdistan [northern Syria], it had been an especially difficult choice. The daughter of a welder and a housewife, she dreamed of studying constructio ...

Syrian Kurds ready for talks with Turkey if they leave Afrin: SDF

E-Kurd - 2019-04-09 06:02
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— The top military commander of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, Mazloum Kobani, says we are ready for talks with Turkey if they agree to leave Afrin and end its threats to Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava), Hawar News Agency ...