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Turkey Continues Crackdown on Media, Education, and Human Rights - Exit - Explaining Albania

Turkey Continues Crackdown on Media, Education, and Human Rights - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2019-08-08 22:28

Turkey Continues Crackdown on Media, Education, and Human Rights - Exit - Explaining Albania - EXIT

British-Iranian Kurdish academic Kameel Ahmady arrested in Tehran

E-Kurd - 2019-08-16 10:52
TEHRAN,— Kameel Ahmady, a British-Kurdish academic originally from the city of Mahabad in Iranian Kurdistan was arrested on Sunday in Tehran, according to his wife and human rights activists. Ahmady, a British-Iranian dual national and social anthropolog ...

The Kurdish Human Rights Situation Report in July 2019

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-08-12 02:51
KMMK: This report on the situation of human rights in July 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 repor ...

HDP MPs Günay and Paylan to visit Latin America

ANF - 2019-08-10 09:53
HDP representatives will hold meetings and attend conferences in Argentina, Uruguay, Brazil, and Chile to inform the people of the situation in Turkey and the work they do in defense of human rights and ethnic minorities in the country. ...

Continued Hunger Strike of Five Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-10 02:01
Five Kurdish political and religious prisoners “Bashir Pirmawane”, “Rahmi Turgut”, Mostafa Sabzi, Qader Salimi and Mohammad Pishbin are still on hunger strike since last week in protest against the refusal of prison… The post Continued Hunger Strike of F ...

Municipality of Tirana Builds Memorial for Victims of Failed Coup in Turkey - Exit - Explaining Albania

EXIT - 2019-08-09 02:26

A Kolbar Killed by Iranian Border Guards

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-09 02:00
A 25-year-old Kolbar “Fakher Abdollahi” was killed by direct shooting of Iranian border guards in the border area of Piranshahr on August 07. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has learned that, more… The post A Kolbar Killed by Iranian Border Guards ...

Turkey’s gambit on Syria pays off as Washington discusses “peace corridor”

Seth Frantzman - 2019-08-08 02:34
Turkey’s Syria gambit show US responds to threats and strength By SETH J. FRANTZMAN For several days Turkey did what it has done before, it threatened to launch a military […] ...

Ankara Treaty of 1926 is Illegal, It should be called off by International Court of Human Rights

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In 1926, Iraq and Turkey signed a treaty called Ankara Treaty. The treaty was based on deciding the borders between Turkey and Iraq. According to the treaty, Turkish president Mustafa Kemal Ataturk gave some l ...

Turkey: 136 social media and news sites blocked in 'suffocating crackdown' on freedom of expression | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2019-08-07 00:17

Syrians in Turkey Allegedly Sent Home Amid Crackdown on Migrants - The Media Line

Themedialine - 2019-08-05 17:59

Hunger Strike of Seven Kurdish Political and Religious Prisoners at Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-02 02:00
Seven Kurdish political and religious prisoners- Rahmi Turgut, Bashir Pirmawane, Qader Salimi, Mustafa Sabzi, Peyman Mirzazadeh, Mansour Chopani and Mohammed Pishbin- have been on hunger strike for the past two weeks. Their… The post Hunger Strike of Sev ...

Turkey settles in Bashur through commerce and education as well

ANF - 2019-07-25 13:21
The Turkish state expands the invasion policies in Southern Kurdistan from military bases to education and commerce. ...

U.S., Turkey open talks on safe zone in northern Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-07-23 17:35
ISTANBUL,— Turkey and the US began talks on Tuesday to establish a “security zone” in northern Syria aimed at creating a buffer between Kurdish fighters and the Turkish border. “Military officials from the two countries began, today in Ankara, to work to ...

Human Rights Association: 33 years but still a long way to go

ANF - 2019-07-17 16:11
The Human Rights Association (IHD) celebrates its 33rd anniversary. ...

Human Rights in Turkey discussed at UN

ANF - 2019-07-13 10:50
The International Union for the Protection of Rights and Freedoms (AIDL) promoted a conference titles ”Prisons in Turkey, Human Rights and Torture crimes" at the United Nations (UN) building in Geneva. ...

Bradost and Balakati attacked all day

ANF - 2019-07-12 09:28
The attacks carried out on Balakati and Bradost by Iran and Turkey that began on July 10 and in which 2 civilians lost their lives and four were wounded, continued yesterday. ...

Turkey's crackdown on academics represses history -- NY Times | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-10 01:57