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Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament

Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-08-21 20:05
Swedish Social Democratic Party MP and Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Commission Member Anders Osterberg and Left Party MP Amineh Kakabaveh took the appointment of trustees to the Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities to the Swedish Parliament. ...
Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament - ANF

Turkish threats against Rojava land in Swedish parliament

ANF - 2019-09-09 10:59
The Swedish Left Party brought the threats issued by Turkey to invade Rojava to Parliament. ...

Cologne mayors: Appointment of trustees dangerous move

ANF - 2019-08-29 09:15
The political coup by the AKP that appointed trustees to Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities was protested in Cologne and Marseille. The mayor of Cologne Andreas Wolter said he considers the appointment of trustees dangerous. ...

Heartbreaking loss for Kurdish club Dalkurd in Swedish league

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-25 21:57

Swedish MEP Incir: We cannot accept the trustees

ANF - 2019-08-24 10:16
Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party MEP, Evin Incir, said that the AKP government's appointment of trustees and the dismissal of democratically elected mayors is unacceptable. ...

12 years old put to the ground and handcuffed in Ankara

ANF - 2019-08-23 08:20
Police detained 17 people in Ankara during a protest against the appointment of trustees in 3 HDP-run. Among those detained was 12 years old B.A., who was handcuffed behind his back after being put on the ground. ...

Zurich and Bern protest AKP's appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 19:11
The appointment of trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin was protested in the Swiss cities of Zurich and Basel. ...

Turkish regime confiscates neighborhood offices: 4 more trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 13:02
Three neighborhood and one village headmen (mukhtars) were removed from office and trustees were appointed in their stead. ...

Third day of protest in Cologne against the AKP

ANF - 2019-08-22 09:33
For the third consecutive day protests are continuing in Cologne against the AKP-MHP decision to name trustees in the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

Trustees decision protested in Russia

ANF - 2019-08-22 08:53
Amed, Van and Mardin Metropolitan municipalities were seized by the Turkish regime and Kurds around the world are protesting against the decision. Two demos were held in Russia. ...

German politicians criticise AKP's appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-21 12:38
German politicians have reacted to the decision by the AKP regime to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

HDP's Temelli: The government should revert its decision

ANF - 2019-08-21 09:30
The HDP co-chair said that the government should revert its decision to appoint trustees to Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities and added that it amounts to a political coup. ...

Police beat people protesting against the AKP in Kadikoy

ANF - 2019-08-20 22:09
Police attacked the demonstration in Kadikoy, Istanbul, against the AKP decision to appoint trustees to three HDP-run municipalities. ...

AKP's political coup against HDP condemned in London

ANF - 2019-08-20 12:54
Kurds and their friends in London protested the AKP decision to appoint trustees and replace the HDP co-mayors of Van, Amed and Mardin. ...

HDP Urgent Statement: The “Civil Coup” Against Elected Kurdish Metropolitan Mayors in Diyarbakir, Mardin and Van

Kurdistantribune - 2019-08-19 15:50
By the Central Executive Board, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP): We will not be silenced, we will not be stopped… Our Municipal Co-chairs, who were elected with 63% of the vote in Diyarbakır, 56% of the vote in Mardin and 53% of the vote in Van, have bee ...

Amed, Van and Van municipalities usurped by AKP

ANF - 2019-08-19 08:23
Co-mayors of Amed, Van and Van municipalities were removed from office and the municipalities were placed under police blockade. ...

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. ...

Swedish MP: We stand with Rojava against isolation

ANF - 2019-08-13 15:57
Swedish Social Democratic Party MP Kadir Kasirga protested the Turkish state’s invasion attempts and said, “We will stand with Rojava.” ...

President of the Kurdistan Region Meets with Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region

Presidency of Kurdistan - 2019-08-04 20:12
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, 30 July 2019 – President of the Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani received Consul General of Kuwait to the Kurdistan Region Dr Omer Al-Kandari. Dr-Alkandari reiterated that the Emir of Kuwait and its people are looking forward t ...

Democratic People's Party delegation to visit Latin America

ANF - 2019-07-30 08:32
Kurdish deputy Ebru Günay and deputy Garo Paylan, of Armenian origin, both representatives of the Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), will visit Latin America from August 11 to 24, in order to meet with leaders political, union and social of the continent. ...