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Two people jailed in Antep over social media posts

Two people jailed in Antep over social media posts

ANF - 2019-08-09 11:39
The Turkish regime’s arrests on the basis of fabricated accusations continue uninterrupted. ...
Two people jailed in Antep over social media posts - ANF

People on the streets in Amed despite bans and police violence

ANF - 2019-08-20 14:31
Protests have continued since the metropolitan municipality was usurped on Monday in Amed, and so have the police attacks. Today’s protests were attacked as well, but the people remain on the streets. ...

Danish PM vows to tighten Swedish border controls after bomb blasts

BBC - 2019-08-15 02:45
The announcement comes after two Swedish men are charged over bomb attacks in Copenhagen. ...

Turkish regime's war crimes in NE Syria to be taken to the ICC

ANF - 2019-08-11 11:28
The Union of Lawyers in Raqqa is preparing to document the war crimes committed by the Erdoğan regime in northern and eastern Syria, which will be handed over to the International Criminal Court. ...

Martyrs remembered at the Feast of Sacrifice in Rojava

ANF - 2019-08-11 10:14
On the occasion of the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, people from northern and eastern Syria are visiting the graves of the martyrs. ...

Three HDP members jailed in Tatvan

ANF - 2019-08-09 17:06
Political genocide operations of the AKP regime against the Kurdish people and their elected representatives continue increasingly. ...

'Brief radiation spike' after rocket engine blast in northern Russia

BBC - 2019-08-09 03:05
The explosion on a naval test range in Arkhangelsk region kills two people and injures six. ...

U.S., Turkish officials reportedly agree on safe zone in Syrian Kurdistan: state media

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 17:49
ISTANBUL,— U.S. and Turkish military officials reportedly have agreed that the safe-zone in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) in northern Syria will be a “peace corridor” for displaced Syrians longing to return home, the Turkish National Defense Ministry said We ...

Turkish court prohibits 136 websites and social media accounts: monitor

E-Kurd - 2019-08-07 14:23
ISTANBUL,— A Turkish court has banned 136 websites and social media accounts mainly belonging to organizations and people critical of President Tayyip Erdogan’s government, a monitoring group said on Tuesday, fuelling criticism of state censorship. Biane ...

Historically Black University Fires 9 Officers for 'Misogynistic, Racist' Social Media Posts [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-08-07 14:11

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

Amnesty - 2019-08-07 00:17

HRE: Two terrorists killed in Afrin

ANF - 2019-08-04 17:05
HRE continue hitting the occupation forces in Afrin territory. ...

More people abducted in Afrin’s Mabeta and Shera districts

ANF - 2019-08-03 15:42
Inhumane attacks and practices against people of occupied Afrin continue increasingly. ...

Arrest of two young Kurds in Marivan and transfer to Sanandaj's Ettelaat

Kurdpa - 2019-08-03 01:20
Kurdpa Agency: Two young Kurds from Marivan were transferred to Sanandaj Intelligence Bureau after being detained. ...

Approval of the project of rehabilitating drinking water pumping stations in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-07-21 23:07
Tabqa- In coordination with the Local Administrative Committee, the Environment and the People’s Municipality and the Water Foundation the executive council of Tabqa, organized a celebration on Sunday to mark the opening of the water project entitled “Reh ...

The role of women fighters in military institutions

SDF Press - 2019-07-17 20:24
Tabqa- Women participated in all stages of the Syrian revolution, and had an active role in the process of liberation and victory over the terrorist organization ISIS. The role of women fighters has not ended after the victory but has continued to provide ...

Two Female Prisoners at the Risk of Imminent Execution in Orumiyeh

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-17 02:01
Arasteh Ranjbar and Nazdar Vathnkhah, two women sentenced to execution on the charge of murder, have been summoned by the execution office of the Orumiyeh Central Prison and told that their death… ...

The anti-terrorism units control a sleeper cell and a cell which smuggles ISIS terrorists in the villages of Hasakah and Deira-Zour

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
News Center – The anti-terrorism units of the Syrian Democratic Forces, carried out on Tuesday morning a security operation in the town of Dashisha in the countryside of Hasakah city, and arrested during a raid five people working in a cell which smuggles ...

Social media campaign to celebrate the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
To celebrate the 7th anniversary of The Rojava Revolution, the global RISEUP FOR ROJAVA network called for a social media campaign on 19 July. ...

Kurdiu: The two parties of power in the Kurdistan region reached an agreement on the governor of Kirkuk

Justice for Kurds - 2019-07-12 03:43
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), on Monday announced reaching an agreement with the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan on a candidate for governor of Kirkuk, revealing new dialogues between Erbil and Baghdad to normalize the situation in the disputed areas ...