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Jailed PKK leader Ocalan 'wants SDF to avoid conflict in Syria'

Jailed PKK leader Ocalan 'wants SDF to avoid conflict in Syria'

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-07 06:05
Ocalan, who met lawyers first time in eight years, calls on Kurdish-led SDF to consider Turkish sensitivities in Syria. ...
Jailed PKK leader Ocalan \'wants SDF to avoid conflict in Syria\' - Al Jazeera

PKK Leader Ocalan Calls for Hanger Strike Ending of Supporters

BAS News - 2019-05-26 13:30
ERBIL — The jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has called on his supporters to end their hunger strike. “During the meeting, Ocalan insisted on his call for the termination of hunger strikes and death-fasts, which have achi ...

Lawyers Visit PKK's Ocalan Again

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Lawyers of the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan, visited the Kurdish leader on Turkey’s Imrali Island on Wednesday. Turkish media reports said that the two lawyers will have regular meetings with Ocalan as Turkey ha ...

Turkey allows new lawyer visit to jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
ANKARA,— Turkish authorities allowed imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan to see his lawyers on Wednesday for the first time since lifting a ban on such meetings last week. Ocalan, held on Imrali island near Istanbul, saw his lawyers on May 2 for th ...

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 ...

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says

Reuters - 2019-05-16 17:50
Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011. ...

SDF Wants Part of US Forces to Stay in Syria: Top Commander

BAS News - 2019-05-13 23:50
ERBIL - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) wants the US to keep part of its forces in Syria to not repeat a mistake Washington made in Iraq, a top Kurdish commander has said. The comments were made by General Mazlum Kobani, the Commander-in-C ...

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 ...

PKK leader Ocalan says Syria's Kurds should respect Turkey's concerns | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-05-06 19:13

Jailed Kurdish militant exhorts SDF to avoid conflict in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-06 19:01

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 ...

For the first time After 8 years lawyers are allowed to visit Ocalan

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK 8 years after lawyers barred from visiting Abdullah Ocalan the Turkish government allows the lawyers to visit Ocalan in the İmrali Prison. Abdullah Ocalan’s office has announced that they have met Abdullah Ocalan in Imrali prison. They added t ...

UPDATE 1-Jailed Kurdish militant exhorts SDF to avoid conflict in Syria - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-06 18:32

Lawyers visit PKK leader Ocalan for first time since 2011

Gulan Media - 2019-05-06 18:08

PKK’s Ocalan Sends a Message form Prison

BAS News - 2019-05-06 15:48
ERBIL - Lawyers of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) held a conference on Monday to read their client’s message to the public. The lawyers were allowed to meet with Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took ...

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN CALLS ON SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES TO PURSUE SOLUTIONS IN SYRIA OTHER THAN THROUGH CONFLICT- STATEMENT READ BY LAWYERS

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 15:04

Lawyers Meet PKK Leader Ocalan for First Time in 7 Years

BAS News - 2019-05-06 14:39
ERBIL — Lawyers were allowed to meet the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took place on 2nd May on Turkey’s Imrali Island, where the Kurdish politician is being held since 1999, ac ...

Lawyers visit PKK leader Ocalan for first time since 2011

Rûdaw - 2019-05-06 13:20