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EU anti-torture committee visits imprisoned PKK leader for first time in three years

EU anti-torture committee visits imprisoned PKK leader for first time in three years

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-21 09:37

EU anti-torture committee visits imprisoned PKK leader for first time in three years - Kurdistan24

Kurdish leader Ocalan calls end to jail hunger strikes in Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey, Ocalan’s lawyers said on Sunday. “I expect the action to come to an end in light of the broad statements to be made ...

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 ...

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 ...

Council of Europe anti-torture Committee visits Turkey - 2019 News

COE - 2019-05-21 12:12

Isis leader Baghdadi appears in video for first time in five years | World news | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-17 19:27

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. ...

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-16 17:20

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says

Trust - 2019-05-16 17:14

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkey's justice minister says - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-16 16:45

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 ...

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's Ocalan for first time in eight years

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-06 13:59

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years - The Garden Island

Thegardenisland - 2019-04-30 06:53

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

FOX News - 2019-04-30 06:47
The leader of the Islamic State group has appeared for the first time in 5 years in a video released by the extremist group's propaganda arm. ...

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

Gulan Media - 2019-04-29 23:24

IS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years - The Monitor

Themonitor - 2019-04-29 21:18

IS leader al-Baghdadi appears in video for first time in 5 years - StarTribune.com

Startribune - 2019-04-29 21:00

ISIS leader appears in video for first time in 5 years

Concordmonitor - 2019-04-29 20:16