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“Those who remain silent will be held to account”

“Those who remain silent will be held to account”

ANF - 2019-05-04 16:25
Sultan Bozkurt said: “Those who remain silent in the face of this tyranny will also have a responsibility in coffins coming from prisons, and they will be the first to be held to account.” ...
“Those who remain silent will be held to account” - ANF

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DW - 2019-06-02 17:52

The announcement of the graduation of the first military brigade in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-31 00:35
The academy of martyr Ammar al-Sheikh, graduated the first brigade in Tabqa. The brigade carried the name of martyr (Kahraman Tabqa). 900 fighters joined the training course which was named after martyr Chia Kobani and continued 50 day. In the presence of ...

Turkey lifts visit ban on jailed Kurdish PKK leader Ocalan, minister says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
ISTANBUL,— Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011. Ocalan is the founder and leader of the Kurdistan ...

IRGC Rejects Talk with US

BAS News - 2019-05-10 15:17
ERBIL — Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has rejected to hold negotiations with the United States after President Donald Trump offered sitting together. “No talks will be held with the Americans and the Americans will not dare take milita ...

Mothers confirmed they will be in Esenyurt square today

ANF - 2019-05-10 11:32
The mothers confirmed they will be in Esenyurt square today, Friday. ...

Families in Gebze: We will be here every day!

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
The vigil promoted by the families of the hunger strikers in Gebze Women Prison has been blocked once again. The families said: “We will be here tomorrow.” ...

Strasbourg activists: AKP-MHP fascism will be defeated

ANF - 2019-05-08 17:59
Yuksel Koc issued a statement in the name of the Strasbourg activists for the anniversary of the end of WWII and said: “Like Nazism, humanity’s bane that is Erdogan’s fascism will be defeated through the resistance of the peoples.” ...

Turkish electoral body orders re-do of Istanbul election

Rûdaw - 2019-05-07 01:46
The re-vote will be held on June 23 ...

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Yahoo - 2019-05-06 06:18

Families:Our protests will continue until the isolation is broken

ANF - 2019-05-03 17:05
Families of prisoners who have been on hunger strikes to protest the isolation imposed upon Ocalan spoke against police brutality and announced that they will be on the streets every day until the isolation is broken. ...

Families in Esenyurt: We will be here every day

ANF - 2019-05-03 11:03
Following the police ban of their sit-in in Esenyurt, families of prisoners on hunger strike said they will be coming to the square every day. ...

Why Turkey and America Cannot Compromise in Syria

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-02 22:23
After three days of talks in Turkey, representatives from Washington and Ankara failed to reach agreement on the terms of a proposed safe zone in northeastern Syria. The two sides, treaty allies since 1952, share such widely divergent interests in Syria t ...

The First Conference of the Union of Nurses and Medical Professions in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-05-01 07:05
Raqqa – Under the slogan “Health and Safety Are Our Goal” The first conference of the Union of Nurses and Medical Professions was held today in Raqqa, which aims to make some changes in the rules of procedure and to form a founding council for the nurses` ...

Call to join Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
Organisers called on everyone to join the Hasan Kızıler Sport and Culture Festival, which this year will be held on 18 May in Solothurn, Switzerland. ...

Three Kurds Nominated to Iraqi Embassies

BAS News - 2019-04-28 15:44
ERBIL — Three Kurdish figures are nominated to take offices as new ambassadors and consul generals of Iraq abroad. According to an official document by Iraq’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the candidates will be invited to an interview before being appoin ...

Establishment of the first military force of the Armenian component

SDF Press - 2019-04-25 06:02
Hasaka – The Armenian component announced on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, the establishment of the first military force of the Armenian in Tal Tamar. The brigade was named after the martyr “Nubar Ozanyan” , it is a part of the Syrian Democratic Forces and ...

Top 9 Interesting Planets of the Universe

Waar Media - 2019-04-24 10:42
WAAR_DUHOK Saturn on Steroids The official name of this exoplanet is J1407b but a massive system of circumplanetary rings (640 times the ones of Saturn’s rings) gives it the title of a ‘Saturn on Steroids’. It is the only known exoplanet that has rings s ...

Investigation against Leyla Guven dismissed then reopened

ANF - 2019-04-05 12:50
The Prosecutor of Urfa changed his ruling on a previously dismissed investigation against Leyla Guven and 35 others and demanded a lawsuit be filed this time around, without changing his reasoning. ...

Saudis open consulate in Iraq for the first time in nearly 30 years

E-Kurd - 2019-04-05 11:06
BAGHDAD,— Iraq says Saudi Arabia has opened a consulate in Baghdad for the first time in nearly 30 years in a sign of improving ties. The consulate, which will issue visas to Iraqis, was opened during a two-day visit by a delegation headed by the Saudi m ...

Those Behind Chemical Attacks in Syria Must be Held Accountable: Germany

BAS News - 2019-04-05 00:55
ERBIL - Germany has said that those who are responsible for the chemical attacks in Syria should be held accountable for "their crimes" in the country. The call was made by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Thursday during a speech while marking the ...