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“Closure cases against pro-Kurdish parties have always been based on same logic”

ANF - 2021-04-12 16:56
Speaking about the closure case against the Peoples’ Democratic Party, politician and lawyer Cebbar Leygara said, "Although 25 years have passed since the closure of HEP and DTP, the reasons for the closure are the same." ...

Two SDF members shot dead in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-12 11:55
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Sunday, two members of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) were shot dead by unknown persons while they were in one of the military headquarters in the town of Al-Sha`fah, 115 km east of Deir ez-Zor, eastern Syria. A l ...

ADGB campaign against fascism launched in Europe

ANF - 2021-04-11 17:45
Across Europe, many people took to the streets on Saturday at the start of the campaign "All Together Against Fascism" initiated by the "Alliance of Democratic Forces in Europe". ...

Activists in Toronto protest Turkish regime

ANF - 2021-04-11 14:29
A march was held in Toronto as part of the "We will defeat fascism together" campaign launched by the European Democratic Forces Union (ADGB). ...

Syrian Democratic Forces chief calls for more international support for al-Hol camp

Kurdistan24 - 2021-04-11 01:36

HDP, the third largest political party risks a ban — Chris Den Hond reports from Kurdistan – Turkey (7 April 2021)

Koerdisch Instituut - 2021-04-10 21:04
Kurdistan (Bakur), Turkey — March 2021 HDP, the third largest party in Turkey, risks a ban. Journalist Chris Den Hond made a report about this and was on the spot. Opposition party HDP, the Peoples’ Democratic Party, has 55 of the 600 seats in the Parliam ...

Relative calm in Syria’s Ain Issa after Turkish shelling

NPA Syria - 2021-04-10 14:49
AIN ISSA, Syria (North Press) – The town of Ain Issa, north of Raqqa, northern Syria, is witnessing uneasy calm after an infiltration attempt and shelling last night. “The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) responded to an infiltration attempt by the Turkish ...

ISIS assassinations official killed in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-10 12:28
QAMISHLI, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, a source of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the arrest of two leaders of the Islamic State Organization (ISIS) in Deir ez-Zor countryside, east Syria, with air support by the US-led Global Coalitio ...

KCDK-E calls on activists to join today's European Democratic Forces Union actions across Europe

ANF - 2021-04-10 08:29
The KCDK-E co-presidency Council called on activists to join the European Democratic Forces Union in the actions to be held in many European cities today within the scope of the campaign launched with the slogan "We will defeat fascism together". ...

Miliţia kurdă şi rebelii musulmani din Siria au format o alianţă care să lupte împotriva grupării SI: "Scopul acestei forţe este să consolideze un stat sirian democratic"

ZF - 2021-04-10 06:15

4 SDF killed by explosive device in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-09 15:36
Unknown individuals targeted a military vehicle of the Syrian Democratic Forces (#SDF) with an explosive device, killing four members in the town of Shuhail, east of #Syria’s Deir ez-Zor The post 4 SDF killed by explosive device in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor app ...

Summaries of proceedings against 10 HDP MPs submitted to Parliament

ANF - 2021-04-07 17:20
13 more summaries of proceedings against 10 deputies of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) have been submitted to the Parliament seeking to revoke their parliamentary membership. ...

Sosyalîstanê Amerîka paştî daye HDPyî

ANF - 2021-04-06 15:09
Têgêrayîşanê serekeyan ê sosyalîstan ê Amerîka Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) pê eşkerayîyêke pare kerd ke ê paştî danê HDPyî. ...

IED explosion kills SDF member in Syria’s east Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-06 14:29
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Monday, a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) member lost his life and four others were wounded in an IED explosion that targeted their car in Theban town, east of Deir ez-Zor. An IED was planted on the side of the main ro ...

Democratic Socialists of America express solidarity with HDP

ANF - 2021-04-06 12:54
The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), the widest socialist movement in the USA, issued a statement in solidarity with the HDP. ...

Sosyalîstên DYE'yî piştgirî dan HDP'ê

ANF - 2021-04-06 10:52
Ji tevgerên sereke yên sosyalîst ên DYE'yê Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) bi daxuyaniyekê ragihand ku ew piştgiriyê didin HDP'ê. ...

SDF foil new attack by Turkish-linked mercenaries in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-04-06 10:21
Syrian Democratic Forces folied another ground attack by Turkish-linked mercenaries on the village of Seyda near Ain Issa in northern Syria. ...

“Las YPJ les permite a las mujeres lograr todo aquello que les privó el patriarcado”

Kurdistan America Latina - 2021-04-05 23:30
En una entrevista exclusiva con Syrian Democratic Times, Newroz Ehmed, comandanta de las Fuerzas Democráticas de Siria y de las YPJ, analiza el presente de Rojava The post “Las YPJ les permite a las mujeres lograr todo aquello que les privó el patriarcado ...

SDF member killed in Syria’s east Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-04 14:08
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, a member of the Syria Democratic Forces (SDF) was shot to death by unidentified individuals in the countryside of Deir ez-Zor, east Syria. A military source told North Press that Abdullah al-Aswad was shot t ...

SDF arrests ISIS sleeper cells in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-03 22:03
The Syrian Democratic Forces (@cmoc_sdf) arrested a group of people accused of being members of ISIS sleeper cells in the village of al-Zar, east of #Syria’s Deir ez-Zor. The post SDF arrests ISIS sleeper cells in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor appeared first on Nor ...

SDF arrests ISIS leaders in Syria’s east Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-03 14:31
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Saturday, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) arrested leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) east Deir ez-Zor. “The SDF arrested three ISIS leaders, two of which are Iraqis, while the third is from al-Shuhail town,” a milita ...

Unknown individuals attacked SDF post east Deir ez-Zor

NPA Syria - 2021-04-03 13:01
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (North Press) – On Friday, unknown individuals attacked a military post of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) east Deir ez-Zor, injuring two members “Unknown persons, who were riding a motorbike, targeted a military post of the SDF in t ...

Syrian Kurds say 125 Islamic State jihadists captured in al-Hol displacement camp

E-Kurd - 2021-04-02 20:05
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish forces on Friday said they had captured 125 suspected Islamic State group members as part of a security operation in northeast Syria’s Al-Hol displacement camp. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced the ...

Assyrians celebrate Akitu in northern Syria

NPA Syria - 2021-04-02 03:50
On #Akitu, also known as Babylonian or #Assyrian New Year, the Assyrian Democratic Organization and the #Syriac Union Party organized a party in the countryside of Hasakah. The post Assyrians celebrate Akitu in northern Syria appeared first on North press ...

Yazidis: April 1 is a plan to purge the organized state in Shengal

ANF - 2021-03-31 17:40
The Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council (MXDŞ) recalled that the Iraqi government gave Shengal a deadline until April 1 and said "April 1 denotes a plan to purge the organization of Yazidis at the request of the Turkish state." ...

Constitutional Court returns HDP indictment by unanimous vote

ANF - 2021-03-31 15:52
Turkish Constitutional Court decided to return the indictment in its first examination of the closure case against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) at its agenda meeting. ...

Luxembourg Left Party sends solidarity message to HDP

ANF - 2021-03-31 10:26
The Left Party (Déi Lénk), one of the opposition parties of Luxembourg, sent a message of solidarity to the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which the AKP-MHP government wants to ban. ...

Syria Kurds say 53 Islamic State members arrested in Al-Hol camp

E-Kurd - 2021-03-30 23:22
HASAKA, Syrian Kurdistan,— Kurdish forces said Tuesday they had arrested 53 suspected Islamic State group members in a northeast Syria camp for relatives of jihadists, in an anti-IS security operation. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announce ...

US condemns attack on Kurdistan Democratic Party headquarters in Baghdad

Yahoo - 2021-03-30 23:19

HDP rejects German government’s remarks over closure case

ANF - 2021-03-30 21:35
In a letter to the German Foreign Ministry, the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chairs said: "We reject the rhetoric that criminalizes the HDP." ...

Can: Support for HDP is increasing

ANF - 2021-03-30 15:42
The Spokesperson of the 78s Initiative Celalettin Can stated that the closure case against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is a futile effort and that support for the HDP has increased. ...

Danger of delivery a Kurdish political refugee to Iran by Germany

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2021-03-28 14:30
KMMK:According to news received by KMMK, a Kurdish political refugee named “Kavan Heydari” a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party The post Danger of delivery a Kurdish political refugee to Iran by Germany appeared first on Kurdistan Human Rights Assoc ...

KDP bans entry and exit to 53 villages in Bradost

ANF - 2021-03-28 12:51
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has banned entry and exit to 53 villages in the Bradost region in cooperation with the Turkish state. The villagers were threatened that they would be targeted by the Turkish state. ...

Democracy Tested: Democratic Crises in U.S. History, With Suzanne Mettler | Council on Foreign Relations

CFR - 2021-03-28 03:10

Gulftimes : FM meets leader of Kurdistan Democratic Party

Gulf Times - 2021-03-27 06:09

MEPs call on EU summit participants to end the appeasement policy towards Erdoğan regime

ANF - 2021-03-25 16:32
“The events of the last few days give rise to fears that Turkey, and in particular the country's democratic opposition, will face drastic deterioration of the current situation. This poses new challenges for the EU and the EP,” reads the letter by MEPs. ...

Socialist Aotearoa from New Zealand condemns ban proceedings against HDP

ANF - 2021-03-25 14:09
Socialist Aotearoa (New Zealand) strongly condemns the ban proceedings against the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey as a affront to democracy and we stand with the HDP against this repression. ...

HRW: Turkey’s effort to close the HDP subverts the principle of parliamentary democracy

ANF - 2021-03-25 08:41
Erdoğan’s onslaught on rights and democracy targets women, Kurds, LGBT people, democratic safeguards, says Human Rights Watch. ...

Asia-Pacific left condemns Turkey’s move to ban HDP

Green Left Weekly - 2021-03-25 07:37
Lleft parties from the Asia-Pacific region have spoken out in solidarity with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party, which is in the process of being banned in Turkey, reports Peter Boyle. ...

Syrian Democratic Forces mark two year anniversary of IS ousting from Syria

Yahoo - 2021-03-24 19:14

Turkey is ‘dismantling human rights protections and democratic norms’: HRW

Rûdaw - 2021-03-24 14:02

Indonesian party sends solidarity message to the HDP

ANF - 2021-03-24 13:03
People's Democratic Party PRD of Indonesia condemned the ban proceedings against the HDP. ...

Democratic border-town mayor: Biden admin handling of crisis 'a slap in the face'

Yahoo - 2021-03-24 11:17

Analysis: Two years on from its territorial defeat, Daesh is degraded but still dangerous

The Global Coalition - 2021-03-23 20:24
Exactly two years ago today, on 23 March 2019, Daesh fighters abandoned the final scraps of land they had occupied at al-Baghouz Fawqani. They were driven out by Coalition-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), whose vanguard included members of the al-S ...

Kurdish organisations in France condemn the crackdown on Kurds

ANF - 2021-03-23 16:15
The Democratic Kurdish Council of France and the Kurdish Women's Movement in France condemn the latest crackdown on the Kurds after the arrest of 12 activists in three cities earlier today. ...

Syrian Kurds say Islamic State still dangerous, two years after ISIS defeat

E-Kurd - 2021-03-23 15:16
AL-OMAR, Syrian Kurdistan,— Islamic State forces remain as dangerous today as when they were ousted from their last Syrian bastion two years ago, Kurdish forces warned Tuesday as they marked the anniversary. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces in Syr ...

HDP Justice Vigil continues at party’s headquarters

ANF - 2021-03-23 12:54
The Justice Vigil launched by the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) after Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu was stripped of his deputyship and after the demand to close the party was filed, continues at the party's headquarters in Ankara. ...

Selahattin Demirtas sentenced to another 3.5 years in jail for insulting Turkish president

E-Kurd - 2021-03-22 21:23
ISTANBUL,— Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader and former co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HPD) Selahattin Demirtas on Monday was sentenced to three-and-half years in prison for insulting the Turkish president, state-owned Anadolu news ag ...

First Turkish air strikes on Syria’s Kurdish region in 17 months: monitor

E-Kurd - 2021-03-21 19:55
AIN ISSA, Syrian Kurdistan,— The Turkish airforce conducted its first strikes in 17 months against Kurdish militia in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Saturday night, a monitor said. “A Turkish fighter jet has struck military positions of Syrian Democratic Fo ...

Jailed Kurdish leader Selahattin Demirtas accuses Turkey’s Erdogan of power grab

E-Kurd - 2021-03-21 19:55
ISTANBUL,— President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is seeking to ensure victory in the next election by “illegally” trying to ban Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP party, its former leader told AFP from jail on Sunday. The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) — the third larges ...

Erdogan’s talk of new democratic constitution aimed at cementing his rule - Al Monitor: The Pulse of the Middle East

Al Monitor - 2021-03-21 03:34

The democratic peoples of Erdogan's allies: there is no point in closing our party - Asume Tech

Asumetech - 2021-03-21 02:14

European Greens call for the request for dissolution of HDP to be rejected

ANF - 2021-03-20 19:20
Threat of dissolution of the Turkish HDP party is an unacceptable further democratic backsliding, says the European Green Party, calling on European heads of states to include the rule of law situation in Turkey to be discussed at the next CoE meeting. ...

Socialist Party of Malaysia in solidarity with HDP against repression

ANF - 2021-03-20 17:38
The Socialist Party of Malaysia strongly condemns the ban proceedings against the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey, noting that the threat of banning HDP came after years of repression on the democratic opposition forces in Turkey. ...

SDF: Many dead in fighting in Ain Issa

ANF - 2021-03-20 08:25
Fierce fighting broke out in Ain Issa between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Turkish occupation forces. 16 mercenaries were killed. Two SDF fighters fell martyrs, a twelve-year-old also lost his life in an attack on a residential area. ...

Turkish state moves to ban Peoples' Democratic Party

Green Left Weekly - 2021-03-20 07:45
The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party reports it is under ferocious attack from Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party regime. ...

HDP will not give up democratic struggle, even if closed: Demirtas

Rûdaw - 2021-03-20 02:24

Swedish Left Party calls for sanctions against Turkey

ANF - 2021-03-19 14:30
Swedish Left Party responded to Turkey stripping Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu of his parliamentarian status and attempting to close Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP). The party has asked Sweden and the European Union to impose sanctions on Turkey. ...

EH Bildu condemns Turkey's attempt to outlaw the HDP

ANF - 2021-03-19 10:43
The Basque coalition EH Bildu condemns Turkey's attempt to outlaw the People's Democratic Party (HDP), as well as the sentencing of parliamentarian Ömer Faruk Gergerlioglu, who has been stripped of his MP status. ...

Turkish states moves to ban Peoples Democratic Party (HDP) | Green Left

Greenleft - 2021-03-19 08:23

EU statement on HDP: "Turkey urgently needs to respect its core democratic obligations"

ANF - 2021-03-18 20:32
EU officials said the attempt to close the HDP added to the EU’s concerns regarding the backsliding in fundamental rights in Turkey and undermined the credibility of the Turkish authorities’ stated commitment to reforms. ...

Turkey moves to ban pro-Kurdish HDP opposition party

BBC - 2021-03-18 00:31
The Peoples' Democratic Party denounces a prosecutor's case against it as a "blow to democracy". ...

MEPs: Gergerlioğlu case undermines the trust in Turkey’s parliamentary democracy

ANF - 2021-03-17 21:16
Nacho Sánchez Amor and Sergey Lagodinsky released a statement following the decision to expel HDP MP Gergerlioğlu from the Turkish Parliament, vowing to continue to support civil democratic aspirations of civil society and all citizens in Turkey. ...

Turkish state moves to shut down Peoples’ Democratic Party

ANF - 2021-03-17 19:37
Turkish Supreme Court of Appeals filed a lawsuit with the Constitutional Court demanding the closure of Peoples Democratic Party (HDP). ...

Women making history: Gapology — gender and marriage gaps

AEI - 2021-03-17 00:02
There are at least two major gaps in the polls that relate to women. Polls show both a gender gap — in which women are more likely to vote Democratic — and a marriage gap — in which married voters tend to be more Republican than nonmarried voters. The pos ...

Shengal Council: Enemies seek to resume the Halabja massacre

ANF - 2021-03-16 18:19
"The occupying forces continue to rework on the project they started in Halabja 33 years ago, said the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council and said the people of Kurdistan should organize themselves and prevent all the attempts of the enemy. ...

Ar Raqqà commemora una dècada de revolució siriana

KurdisCat - 2021-03-16 12:30
L'antic bastió de l'Estat Islàmic, l'única capital de província que va administrar, ha girat com un mitjó. Ahir la població va sortir al carrer amb les banderes de les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) formades per àrabs, kurds ...

Les SDF aturen una infiltració turca a Ayn Issa, Síria

KurdisCat - 2021-03-16 12:30
Els mercenaris de l’ocupació turca van intentar aquest vespre infiltrar-se a la carretera internacional M4 als afores del poble d’Al-Muallaq, a 2 km a l’oest d’Ayn Issa, i les Syrian Democratic Forces (Forces Democràtiques Sirianes, SDF) van poder control ...

Writers and HDP politiancs meet in Van to talk about Kurdish language

ANF - 2021-03-13 11:46
The Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Van Provincial Organization brought together writers and journalists who have been working on Kurdish language. ...

Women making history: The gender gap

AEI - 2021-03-13 00:02
Starting in the mid-1970s, women have been less confident about the economy’s future than were men, and women consistently prefer less risk in society. As a result, women have voted more Democratic than men in almost every election since 1980. The post Wo ...

SDF refutes RSF allegation on “arrest of journalists”

ANF - 2021-03-12 14:03
Reporters Without Borders has recently claimed that the Syrian Democratic Forces were responsible for the arrests of three journalists. The military force from northern and eastern Syria rejects the accusations. ...

TJK-E: It is time to claim Shengal

ANF - 2021-03-11 20:00
TJK-E called on the democratic public opinion, especially the Kurdish women and the Kurdish people, and the women's movements to endorse the will of Shengal. ...

Delegation from Shengal meets with Iraqi officials, conveys their demand for decentralization

ANF - 2021-03-11 14:27
Following the march attended by thousands of people in Shengal, a delegation of the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Council and notables met with Iraqi officials on Thursday and conveyed their demand for decentralization. ...

Delegation from Shengal meets with Iraqi officials

ANF - 2021-03-11 14:16
Following the march attended by thousands of people in Shengal, a delegation of the Shengal Democratic Autonomous Assembly, TAJÊ, PADÊ and notables met with Iraqi officials on Thursday. ...

Turkey’s under fire Kurdish HDP party risks ban

E-Kurd - 2021-03-11 01:59
ANKARA,— Turkey’s Kurdish party is facing a political and legal onslaught that could see it banned and its MPs jailed as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seeks to strengthen his bid to keep power. The pressure on the leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

Full Staff of Nevada’s Democratic Party Quits After Progressives Sweep Elections | Democracy Now!

Democracynow - 2021-03-10 17:33

HDP member Mehmet Masyan was taken into custody following a house raid in the morning.

ANF - 2021-03-10 11:58
Mehmet Masyan, a member of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), was taken into custody following a new political genocide operation. ...

PYD Women’s Council: Let every day be a women's day

ANF - 2021-03-07 18:48
PYD Women’s Council congratulated all women in the world who defend human and democratic values in the arenas of struggle and let every day of the year be a women's day. ...

Democratic National Convention 2020: Livestream, Schedule, News Coverage Plans – Deadline

Deadline - 2021-03-07 00:43

Democratic nominee for US vice-president Kamala Harris makes history | Hindustan Times

Hindustantimes - 2021-03-06 08:16

German MPs condemn the crackdown on HDP in Turkey

ANF - 2021-03-05 15:45
Deputies from the German Left Party, Free Democratic Party (FDP) and Greens issued a joint statement condemning Turkish government’s crackdown on the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). ...

Witnessing Social Racism And Domestic Terrorism In Democratic America - Modern Diplomacy

Moderndiplomacy - 2021-03-05 01:32

KCDK-E: Women's struggle terrifies the AKP-MHP government

ANF - 2021-03-04 16:23
The European Kurdish Democratic Societies Congress released a statement to mark the March 8, International Working Women's Day and said, "Women's liberation struggle raises people’s hopes in Kurdistan and Turkey." ...

Pence slams Democratic voting reform bill HR 1 as an 'unconstitutional power grab' | Business Insider India

Businessinsider - 2021-03-04 14:13

HDP: We will fight, we will win!

ANF - 2021-03-03 17:04
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Central Executive Board (MYK) released the final declaration of its weekend meeting. ...

Shengal people marched to condemn betrayal in Xanesor

ANF - 2021-03-03 16:41
The people of Shengal marched to condemn the betrayal of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) on the anniversary of the Xanesor attack. ...

TEV-ÇAND: Opposing capitalism with communal development of culture

ANF - 2021-03-03 10:34
The Movement for Democratic Culture and Art (TEV-ÇAND) held its 7th Conference in Medya Defense Areas. ...

March 8 events by Kurdish women in Turkey and North Kurdistan

ANF - 2021-03-02 18:43
The Free Women's Movement and Peoples' Democratic Party’s Women Assembly have organized events to mark International Women's Day. ...

Kurds pay tribute to former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme

ANF - 2021-03-01 08:44
Former Swedish Prime Minister and former leader of the Social Democratic Labor Party, Olof Palme, was commemorated on the 35th anniversary of his death at the place where he was shot as well as at his grave. ...

HDP calls for a "return to the will for a democratic solution"

ANF - 2021-03-01 00:24
Six years ago, the Dolmabahçe Agreement for the resolution of the Kurdish question and democratization of Turkey was announced in Istanbul. The HDP calls for a return to the will for a solution expressed at that time. ...

HDK pays tribute to writer Yaşar Kemal

ANF - 2021-03-01 00:23
Peoples' Democratic Congress (HDK) Culture and Art Commission commemorated world-renowned writer Yaşar Kemal, who died on 28 February 2015. ...

The case for a Syrian democratic republic - comment - The Jerusalem Post

Jpost - 2021-03-01 00:17

Kurds in Sweden meet new leader of Swedish Left Party

ANF - 2021-02-25 08:20
Kurdish Democratic Society Center-Sweden (Navenda Civaka Demokratîk a Kurd li Swêd- NCDK) co-chair Rıdvan Altun had an online meeting with Nooshi Dadgostar, who was elected as the leader of the Swedish Left Party on 31 October last year. ...

Turkey to examine lifting Kurdish HDP party lawmakers’ immunity

E-Kurd - 2021-02-24 23:36
ANKARA,— The Turkish parliament will examine lifting some opposition lawmakers’ immunity, its speaker said on Wednesday, as the pro-Kurdish party comes under renewed pressure from the government. The pro-Kurdish leftist Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) is ...

Eight people sentenced to 56 years in prison in Kocaeli

ANF - 2021-02-24 18:44
Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Kocaeli provincial and district co-chairs among people sentenced to 56 years in prison. ...

Niger votes in presidential runoff to usher in first democratic transition

Timeslive - 2021-02-24 01:45

EU “gravely concerned” about the continuing pressure against the HDP

ANF - 2021-02-23 18:43
Turkey must safeguard its democratic system, including respect for human rights and the rule of law and the freedom of political association, said EU Lead Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. ...

Deir ez-Zor people march to support the SDF

ANF - 2021-02-23 13:54
The people of Deir ez-Zor took to the streets to express support to the successful operations of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against ISIS in the region and to protest the Turkish occupation. ...

Harris swears in 3 new Democratic senators

Yahoo - 2021-02-23 07:35

Under growing political pressure, HDP remains committed to struggle for peace and democracy

ANF - 2021-02-22 21:42
“No matter how much pressure is exerted by the AKP-MHP ultra-nationalist alliance on the HDP, we will keep the promise that we have given to our people to do all we can to achieve a democratic, peaceful country,” said the HDP. ...
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