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

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 ...
Turkey lifts visit ban on jailed Kurdish PKK leader Ocalan, minister says - E-Kurd

Latest Updates on Thursday Bombings in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-05-31 13:09
ERBIL — Iraqi Health Ministry said on Friday that at least two people were killed and 38 others were injured in a series of terrorist attacks in Kirkuk. Overnight on Thursday, seven blasts hit central Kirkuk while the security forces said two other bombi ...

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 allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader | Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Ledger Enquirer - 2019-05-17 00:11

Turkey Lifts Visit Ban on PKK’s Ocalan

Gulan Media - 2019-05-17 00:06

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader

Citynews1130 - 2019-05-16 20:16

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader

FOX News - 2019-05-16 18:10
Turkey's justice minister says imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan will be allowed regular visits by his lawyers to his island prison. ...

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. ...

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader

Yahoo - 2019-05-16 17:26

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader - SFChronicle.com

Sfchronicle - 2019-05-16 17:03

Turkey allows lawyers to visit jailed Kurdish rebel leader :: WRAL.com

WRAL - 2019-05-16 16:01

Sulaimaniya: Three People Sentenced to Death on Murder Charges

BAS News - 2019-05-12 23:31
ERBIL - A court in the Kurdistan Region's Sulaimaniya province has sentenced three people to death on murder charges in the disputed Kurdish city of Kirkuk. The death penalties were issued on Thursday (May 9) by the Sulaimaniya Criminal Court after findi ...

Activation of the presidency of the Kurdistan Region after the ratification of the amendment of its law

Waar Media - 2019-05-08 15:36
WAAR_DUHOK Activation of the presidency of the region after the ratification of the amendment of its law in the Parliament of Kurdistan The Parliament of the Kurdistan Region in a session held on Wednesday on the proposal to amend the law of the presiden ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Turkey police block rally backing Kurdish hunger strikes for ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-03 11:12
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Turkish anti-riot police used their shields to push back dozens of female relatives of Kurdish hunger strikers during an attempted protest in the southeast of the country on Thursday. Security forces prevented the wome ...

Tabqa city regains its luster on the second anniversary of its liberation

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Tabqa – Two years after the liberation of the city of Tabqa by the Syrian democratic force on 1 May 2017 from the ISIS terrorists. The city is living an unprecedented stability for years, due to the effort made by the Syrian democratic forces that liberat ...