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Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UK

Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UK

ANF - 2019-05-05 13:50
Journalists, campaigners and Turkish and Kurdish organisations based in Britain came together in a new solidarity initiative announced on World Press Freedom Day. ...
Journalists for Democracy in Turkey and Kurdistan launched in UK - ANF

London panel to discuss Kurdish struggle for democracy in Turkey

ANF - 2019-06-04 09:17
A panel discussion entitled ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ will take place today in London. ...

9 women against isolation detained in Ankara

ANF - 2019-05-10 21:26
People taking to the streets in solidarity with hunger strike activists are faced with brutal police aggression in Turkey and North Kurdistan. ...

Istanbul Revote Decision ‘Important Step For Democracy’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called the country’s top election body’s decision for a do-over election in Istanbul an “important step in strengthening Turkey’s democracy”. “We see this decision of the Turkish Supreme Electi ...

20 Food Journalists to Celebrate on World Press Freedom Day | Inter Press Service

Ipsnews - 2019-05-04 09:29

World Press Freedom Day: MEPs look to next European Commission to protect integrity and safety of journalists

Theparliamentmagazine - 2019-05-04 01:38

Germany’s support for policing in Iraq

The Global Coalition - 2019-05-03 20:07
Article Germany’s support for policing in Iraq Appeared first on The Global Coalition Against Daesh. ...

Iraq: Over 200 Violations Against Journalists Recorded in One Year

BAS News - 2019-05-03 19:48
ERBIL - Iraq’s Journalistic Freedom Observatory (JFO) revealed on Friday, which marks World Press Freedom Day, that over 200 violations were committed against journalists in the country in one year only. According to a statement by the JFO, a copy of whi ...

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-03 11:22

World Press Freedom Day: How many journalists died last year? - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-03 11:20

World Press Freedom Day: Turkey the biggest jailer of journalist

ANF - 2019-05-03 10:34
Today is World Press Freedom Day. For the third year running, Turkey is the biggest jailer of journalists and other media workers. ...

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting - BBC News

BBC - 2019-05-03 09:51

World Press Freedom Day should bring freedom for Musa Kart and his Cumhuriyet colleagues - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-05-03 00:44

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 ...

Turkey, U.S. getting closer on ‘safe zone’ in northern Syria: foreign minister

E-Kurd - 2019-05-02 21:19
ANKARA,— Turkey and the United States are getting closer to an agreement on the details of a planned safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northeast Syria along the Turkish border, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday. Cavusoglu ...

Iranian oil dilemma for Turkey and India

Waar Media - 2019-04-30 13:08
WAAR_DUHOK The recent U.S. decision to end sanctions waivers that enabled several major economies to continue buying crude oil from Iran has put Turkey and India on the horns of a dilemma. Both countries have significant energy dependence on Tehran. For ...

Turkish FM broaches new border crossings in talks with PM Barzani

Rûdaw - 2019-04-29 21:54
Turkey and the Kurdistan Region currently have just one road crossing ...

Absence of relevant sector hinders progress of Kurdish cinema in Turkey: Kurdish filmmaker

Kurdistan24 - 2019-04-29 19:13
Audience members prepare to watch two short films by Kurdish filmmaker Tahsin Usman, Istanbul, Turkey. (Photo: Kurdistan 24) ...

With white headscarves for the Workers’ Day in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-29 17:12
The HDP called for participation in the central rally on May 1, Workers’ Day in Istanbul. ...

Hunger strikers in prison: We'll take back what they took from us

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
In Turkey and Kurdistan prisoners have gone on indefinite hunger strike on 1 March. Over 7,000 prisoners are fasting and they are suffering continue harassment and attacks. ...

New solidarity initiative in Sweden

ANF - 2019-04-09 12:33
In Söderhamn district in Sweden, a new organization in solidarity with the Kurdish people was formed. ...