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Tough season for the Turkish opposition | openDemocracy

Tough season for the Turkish opposition | openDemocracy

Opendemocracy - 2019-08-10 00:59

Tough season for the Turkish opposition | openDemocracy - Opendemocracy

Farmer can’t plant crops for 4 years due to the Turkish army

ANF - 2019-08-12 14:54
A farmer named Xelil Abdullah’s fields along the Turkish border in Tirbespiye haven’t been planted for 4 years as soldiers open fire on anyone who approaches. ...

Jailed Kurdish PKK leader says he is ready for solution with Turkish state: statement

E-Kurd - 2019-08-09 09:50
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan said he is ready for a solution on the Kurdish issue and that he could stop the conflict between the Turkish state and Kurdish PKK militants within a week, his lawyers said in a statement on Thurs ...

Jailed PKK leader says he is ready for solution with Turkish state: statement

Reuters - 2019-08-08 18:03
Jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan said he is ready for a solution on the Kurdish issue and that he could stop the conflict between the Turkish state and Kurdish militants within a week, his lawyers said in a statement on Thursday. ...

KCDK-E calls for massive protests against Turkish occupation

ANF - 2019-08-08 14:59
The Europe-wide Kurdish umbrella organisation KCDK-E called for demonstrations against the Turkish occupation efforts in Kurdistan this weekend. Protests have already been announced in numerous places. ...

Demo in Qamishlo: The threat is the Turkish state, not us

ANF - 2019-08-08 10:00
Demonstrators emphasised that the peoples in North and East Syria regions did not constitute a threat for any neighboring country, and that, on the contrary the Turkish state was a threat for the entire region. ...

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 ...

Güven appeals to the Speaker of Bashur Parliament for Maxmur

ANF - 2019-08-07 09:46
Leyla Güven called on the Speaker of Parliament of South Kurdistan Rewas Fayeq to take action for the removal of the embargo on Maxmur refugee camp. ...

Turkish regime orders ‘mobilisation’ along the border

ANF - 2019-08-06 18:52
The Turkish regime, which announced an imminent invasion attack against North and East Syria, has sent a ‘mobilisation order’ to the cities and towns in border region. ...

Fire started by the Turkish army in Bagok spreads

ANF - 2019-08-06 17:31
The fire started by the Turkish army on Mount Bagok has spread to the mountainside on Midyat-İdil road. ...

"We educate our children for the first time as Yazidis"

ANF - 2019-08-03 19:31
The "Mala Êzidî" in the Cizîre region of northern Syria has for the first time set up an educational program on Yazidi culture and religion in Tirbespiyê. ...

Guerrillas hit the Turkish army in Gever: 12 soldiers killed

ANF - 2019-07-26 16:30
4 positions of the Turkish army were destroyed and 12 soldiers were killed in Gever, Hakkari. ...

Arab clans in Cizire call for unity against the Turkish state

ANF - 2019-07-26 14:14
Sheiks from Arab clans in the Cizire region called on the people of the region and clans to unite against the Turkish state. ...

Kurdish Activist on Hunger Strike after Being Detained for the Past 7 Months

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-07-26 02:01
Hossein Kamangar, a Kurdish activist who has been temporarily detained for the past seven months, has gone on hunger strike in protest to his continued arrest and uncertain condition as well as… The post Kurdish Activist on Hunger Strike after Being Deta ...

Israel says hosting Iraqi, Saudi journalists for the first time

E-Kurd - 2019-07-22 21:55
JERUSALEM, Israel,— Israel’s foreign ministry said Sunday the country will this week host six journalists from Arab countries including, for the first time, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. The visit comes as Israel seeks to improve ties with Gulf Arab countries, ...

HPG hit the Turkish army in Şırnak and Hakkari

ANF - 2019-07-18 16:31
Guerrillas continue inflicting blows on the Turkish invasion army in Kurdistan territory. ...

TEV-DEM’s Xelil: For the safe zone steps must be taken for Afrin

ANF - 2019-07-17 16:32
TEV-DEM Executive Council Member Aldar Xelil said steps for the Afrin issue and the return of displaced Kurds, the return of their property and the establishment of their safety is a must for the safe zone discussions. ...

“People pay the price when Turkey attacks, not the government”

ANF - 2019-07-13 15:03
Citizens from Germiyan said the people pay the price for the Turkish state presence in Bashur and added: “Kurdish administrators are not affected by the attacks, they don’t pay the price. The people do.” ...