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Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR

Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Wikipedia appealed to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) against Turkey banning access to the online encyclopedia two years ago. ...
Wikipedia takes Turkey’s ban to the ECHR - ANF

The Wikimedia Foundation Asks The European Court Of Human Rights To Rule Against Turkey's Two-Year Block Of All Wikipedia Versions | Techdirt

Techdirt - 2019-06-22 22:41

European Court of Human Rights found Turkey guilty in KCK case

ANF - 2019-06-20 12:21
The case referred to the arrest en masse of hundreds of elected politicians, activists, human rights defenders in 2009. ...

ECHR demands defense from Ankara for HDP MPs

ANF - 2019-06-19 16:39
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) demanded a defense from Ankara for the 4 HDP MPs whose mandates had been revoked. ...

Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1

ANF - 2019-06-15 11:19
Moody’s downgraded Turkey's rating to B1 from Ba3 and maintained a negative outlook. ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in May 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-06-05 01:01
This report on the situation of human rights in May 2019, in the east of Kurdistan is that the working population, human rights, Kurdistan, according to multiple reports, the human rights organization round is collected. It is noted that this report due t ...

European Court of Human Rights questions Turkey about arrested judges and prosecutors - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-06-04 10:09

Turkey’s arms diplomacy

Seth Frantzman - 2019-05-29 14:32
By SETH J. FRANTZMAN Recent reports that Turkey transferred arms to Idlib and armored vehicles to Libya show how Turkey’s diplomacy is also one of arming regional allies. In this […] ...

Wikipedia takes matter over ban in Turkey to European Court

NEWS - 2019-05-25 12:40

Kurdish PJAK rebels ‘won’t sit idly by’ if U.S. goes to war with Iran: chief

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) fighters will not “sit idly by” if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, and could form a democratic front against the regime in Tehran, militia chief Zilan Vejin said in comments publish ...

Abdul-Mahdi Confirms Iraq's Plan to Meditate Between US and Iran

BAS News - 2019-05-21 18:45
ERBIL - Iraqi Prime Minister has confirmed Baghdad's plan to meditate between the United States and Iran whose relations have drastically deteriorated lately. The Iraqi premier was cited by Reuters on Tuesday as explaining that no Iraqi groups had attemp ...

"Construction of wall in Afrin is contrary to international law"

ANF - 2019-05-21 16:49
Turkey's construction of the wall in occupied Afrin is contrary to international law, according to lawyer Bedirxan Etî in Kobanê. ...

A visit to the civil council of Al Siwar town

SDF Press - 2019-05-21 02:08
Deir Zour – the civil council of Al Siwar town of Deir Zour, which was opened in early 2018, continues to provide its services to the people of the town, without neglecting the restoration of roads, repairing sanitation networks, providing drinking water ...

Summoning one of the protesters to women's murder to Ettelaat in Marivan

Kurdpa - 2019-05-21 00:24
Kurdpa Agency: One of the protesters of the women's murder in Marivan was summoned to the Ettelaat of this city. ...

Sardasht Osman Remembered on the Ninth Anniversary of his Murder

Kurdistantribune - 2019-05-20 15:11
By Ismael Aziz: Journalists and human rights activists have been remembering Sardasht Osman, who was murdered nine years ago this month. On 5 May, the 23-year-old Kurdish freelance journalist and anti-corruption campaigner was commemorated across the Kurd ...

The persecution of government troops led to the death of a Kurdish tradesman

Kurdpa - 2019-05-19 19:48
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish tradesman from Saqez due to the persecution of government troops, his car met an accident and lost his life. ...

Turkey Won't Step Back from Purchasing S-400: Erdogan

BAS News - 2019-05-19 12:18
ERBIL - Turkey has made it clear that it will not take any steps back from purchasing Russia's S-400 defense missile system, revealing that Ankara would even jointly produce the S-500 with Moscow. Turkey's close ally, the US, has repeatedly warned Ankara ...

Turkey′s campaign against the PKK: Siege tactics -

Qantara - 2019-05-18 17:46

Pompeo’s Visit to Baghdad: US Warned Iraq over Iranian-backed Militias

BAS News - 2019-05-15 11:41
ERBIL — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Iraq earlier in May came after security alarms about Iranian-backed Shi’ite militias posing a serious threat to the US forces in Iraq, two security sources said. Pompeo reportedly warned the Iraqi lead ...