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European Parliament passes resolution demanding Turkey reinstate Kurdish mayors

Gulan Media - 2019-09-20 00:40

European Parliament passes resolution demanding Turkey reinstate Kurdish mayors |

Rûdaw - 2019-09-19 22:05

Kurdish Friendship Group to be established in European Parliament

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-18 23:20

European Parliament to address issue of seized HDP-run cities

ANF - 2019-09-18 07:59
At the request of political groups in the European Parliament, an emergency session was held at the General Assembly on the seizure of the HDP-run municipalities. ...

European Parliament urges Erdogan to stop persecuting country's opposition

NEWS - 2019-09-14 15:05

46 MEPs to Erdoğan: Election results must be respected

ANF - 2019-09-14 12:30
46 Members of the European Parliament sent an open letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan expressing concern and urging him to end repression of HDP members. ...

European Parliament Members Send Open Letter to Erdoğan: Accept Local Election Results - english

Bianet - 2019-09-13 16:52

Europe Turkey Rapporteur warns Turkey over dismissing Imamoğlu

ANF - 2019-09-07 08:38
European Parliament Turkey Rapporteur, Katie Piri, reacted to threats by the Turkish government to remove Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoğlu saying that if this were to happen it would have "very serious consequences" in EU-Turkey relations. ...

MEP Julie Ward: Weak leaders resort to scare tactics - Part I

ANF - 2019-08-30 12:20
Julie Ward is a British Member of the European Parliament for the North West England region for the Labour Party. She was first elected in 2014 and was re-elected in 2019. ...

Maria Arena MEP expressed solidarity with dismissed mayors

ANF - 2019-08-24 11:29
The president of the European Parliament Human Rights Subcommittee, Maria Arena, expressed her solidarity with the HDP dismissed co-mayors. ...

Kati Piri: Are Ankara and Istanbul next?

ANF - 2019-08-19 15:15
The European Parliament Rapporteur for TUrkey Kati Piri protested the usurpation of HDP’s three metropolitan municipalities and said, “What next? Replacing the mayors of Ankara and Istanbul?” ...

Julie Ward MEP sent letter to UK Foreign Secretary on Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-30 08:32
Member of the European Parliament, Julie Ward, sent a letter to UK Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, urging him to make representations to the Turkish government regarding the threat to Hasankeyf and the negative impacts of the Ilisu Dam. ...

'Yes to Europe, no to Europe': How a German satirical party ended up in the European Parliament - World News -

Haaretz - 2019-07-20 13:11

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defence minister regardless of European Parliament vote

Yahoo - 2019-07-20 00:55

Kurdish people gathered in Brussels in front of the European Parliament to condemn the assassination of Dr. Ghassemlou and his companion

Kurdpa - 2019-07-12 07:07

MEPs demanded freedom for Catalan jailed deputies

ANF - 2019-07-03 10:15
Thousands of independence supporters and sympathizers have taken part in an ongoing protest in Strasbourg as the European Parliament held its opening session without three Catalan MEPs-elect. ...

EU leaders assess outcome of European elections

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK EU leaders gathered Tuesday for an informal dinner in Brussels to evaluate the outcome of European Parliament elections and started negotiations to name new heads of the bloc’s bodies. “Tonight the EU leaders met to assess the outcome of the E ...

Evin Incir elected European deputy in Sweden for SAP

ANF - 2019-05-28 12:48
34-year-old Evin Incir, born in Amed, was elected as a member of the Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party (SAP) to the European Parliament. ...

Cyprus elects first Turkish Cypriot to European Parliament | Cyprus News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-05-28 06:16

Two Kurdish Women Enter EU Parliament

BAS News - 2019-05-27 16:04
ERBIL — Two Kurdish politicians have won the European parliamentary race and they will join the prestigious legislative soon. Ozlem Alev Demiral, 35, is originally from Malatya, in the Kurdish part of Turkey, and she lives in Germany since she was five. ...

UK: Pro-EU parties lead in European Parliament vote

Waar Media - 2019-05-27 15:02
WAAR_DUHOK The idea of a second EU referendum might have been one of the reasons that ended the term in the top government office together with the Tory leadership for Theresa May last week, but the European Parliament election results in the U.K. sugges ...

Kati Piri MEP visited Kurds to thank them for their support

ANF - 2019-05-27 10:44
Dutch politician Kati Piri, who served as Turkey rapporteur in the European Parliament until the elections of 23 May, visited the DKTM in Den Haag to thank activists for their support. ...

MEP Gerike called on CPT to investigate torture in Halfeti

ANF - 2019-05-26 08:57
European Parliament deputy, Arne Gericke, called on the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to investigate the torture suffered by dozens of people in Halfeti. ...

The Republic of Ireland has voted for Europe and unity

ANF - 2019-05-25 12:13
An official RTE-TG4-Red C exit poll following the Republic Ireland elections predicted Sinn Féin should be able to hold onto its three seats in the European Parliament, while the Green party is in surprise contention to win up to three seats. ...

Riots in Derry as polls closed in EU elections

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Rioting took place in Derry on Thursday night as polls closed in the election to the European Parliament in the North of Ireland and the UK. ...

UK holds EU election amid calls for PM’s resignation

Waar Media - 2019-05-23 14:09
WAAR_DUHOK British voters are casting their votes on Thursday to elect the new members of the European Parliament amidst a government crisis, which has sparked over Brexit. The polls, which would never go ahead in Britain if the U.K. had managed to pass ...

Isolation protested in front of the EP: Resistance will prevail

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:07
The rally held in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to protest the isolation against Ocalan condemned the silence of European governments and called for resistance. ...

French deputy visited hunger strikers in Paris

ANF - 2019-05-18 11:01
Patrick Le Hyaric, a member of the European Parliament and Director of the French Humanitè Newspaper, visited Özkan Özdemir, who has been on hunger strike in Paris for 47 days. ...

Event in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Den Haag

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:58
A solidarity event was organized in Den Haag and was joined by hunger strikers as well as Kati Piri, the European Parliament Turkey Rapporteur. ...

NAV-DEM: Support Kurdish and democratic candidates in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
The Democratic Kurdish Community Center of Germany (NAV-DEM) called on Kurdish voters to support candidates supporting liberties in the European Parliament elections. ...

Turkey condemns European parliament committee call to suspend accession - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-04-29 08:48

Die Linke candidates to EP call on CPT

ANF - 2019-04-25 00:02
Candidates for the European Parliament from Germany’s Die Linke called for an immediate end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. The candidates issued a joint statement and called the CPT to action to end the isolation in Imrali. ...

TJK-E: Join the action at European Parliament on Wednesday

ANF - 2019-04-23 17:04
TJK-E called on the Kurdish people to contribute to be the voice of the hunger strikers and raise the resistance. ...

EU struggles over law to tackle spread of terror online

BBC - 2019-04-18 02:11
Law changes agreed by the European Parliament do not pass the "Christchurch test", an official says. ...

Lithuania’s Presidential Election: Same Policy Wine in New Bottles?

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-04-18 01:41
In the Baltics, the first half of 2019 is election time: for Estonia, it’s a new parliament, for Latvia and Lithuania, it’s new presidents; and then all three countries will vote for their new representatives to the European Parliament. Given widespread p ...

MEPs visit hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-04-17 14:46
Two members of the European Parliament visited the indefinite non-alternating hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Play staged in protest at EP: Silence kills!

ANF - 2019-04-16 15:50
The protest against the isolation held in front of the European Parliament continues on week 4. ...

EP group warns AKP to “recognize the election results”

ANF - 2019-04-13 12:49
European Parliament’sD group issued a warning and said, “If the AKP doesn’t recognize the election results, it will have consequences for EU-Turkey relations.” ...

UK: New law requires PM to ask EU for Brexit extension

Waar Media - 2019-04-09 12:24
WAAR_DUHOK Legislation to delay Brexit and avoid a no-deal crash-out from the European Union became law late Monday after clearing all stages in both houses of Britain’s parliament and receiving Royal Assent. The new law requires British Prime Minister T ...

Kurdish journalists visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-03-30 09:06
People continued to join the rallies organised in support of the hunger strike resistance in front of the European Parliament. ...

European deputies in solidarity with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-03-29 09:38
The hunger strike in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, continued on the 4th day. ...

MEP Bjork calls for solidarity with the Kurds

ANF - 2019-03-28 15:30
Member of the European Parliament Malin Bjork said the HDP will achieve success in the elections and weaken Erdogan. Bjork added that Europe should intervene with the hunger strikes. ...

Hunger strike in front of EP on day 3

ANF - 2019-03-27 15:31
The hunger strike held in front of the European Parliament against the isolation is on day 3. ...

Manfred Weber, leader of center-right EPP alliance in European Parliament, says Viktor Orban's Fidesz party suspended

Yahoo - 2019-03-21 07:25

European Parliament votes to suspend Turkey′s EU membership bid | News | DW | 13.03.2019

DW - 2019-03-17 13:21

Ankara fumes as European Parliament votes to suspend EU talks

Al Monitor - 2019-03-15 17:33

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-15 03:21
The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a resolution that suggests the suspension of the accession negotiations with Turkey in its general assembly in Strasbourg. The non-binding resolution was adopted in yesterday’s (March 13) session by 370 votes in fa ...

HDP’s Yagizay: Harshest EP report on Turkey in 14 years

ANF - 2019-03-14 16:45
HDP Representative for the Council of Europe Faik Yagizay and HDP Representative for the European Union Eyup Doru spoke about the report on Turkey which was voted on at the European Parliament yesterday evening. ...

EU accession negotiations with Turkey suspended

ANF - 2019-03-14 12:04
The European Parliament adopted Turkey report calling on EU leaders to formally suspend accession talks and show solidarity with Turkey’s democrats. ...

PRESS RELEASE: Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-03-07 21:42
Full video: Conference at the European Parliament : “Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia”. Brussels, 06 March 2019.- On March 6, 2019, MEP Dr. Eleni Theocharous hosted a conference entitled “Arme ...

Yazidi genocide discussed at European Parliament

ANF - 2019-02-28 20:41
A conference took place at the European Parliament about the Yazidi genocide. ...

Speaker of Kurdistan Parliament receives representative of European Union office to the Kurdistan region

Perlemanikurdistan - 2019-02-27 08:03

Turkey condemns European parliament committee call to suspend accession | Reuters

Reuters - 2019-02-26 07:05

EU Draft Report on Turkey Unacceptable: Ankara

Waar Media - 2019-02-21 14:46
WAAR_DUHOK The European Parliament’s Committee for Foreign Affairs voted Wednesday to accept a draft advisory report on Turkey, with Ankara calling the document “unacceptable”. The report, which calls for suspending accession negotiations between Turkey ...

European parliament committee calls for suspending Turkey accession talks | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-02-21 09:31

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

Gulf Times - 2019-02-20 03:30

EP United Left members in solidarity with Guven

ANF - 2019-02-13 13:08
European Parliament United Left members started an action in solidarity with Leyla Guven and to uphold her demands. ...

Letter from Leyla Güven to EP president Antonio Tajani

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:39
“As a parliamentarian, I particularly urge you and the European Parliament to play your constructive role in this process,” wrote Güven to the EP President. ...

Kurdish woman in French communist list for EP elections

ANF - 2019-01-29 15:08
Communist Party of France (PCF) has put up activist Kurdish woman Cemile Renklicay as a candidate for the European Parliament elections to be held in May. ...

Zuckerberg's European Parliament testimony criticised - BBC News

BBC - 2019-01-27 23:33

Martyrs’ families demonstrate in front of the European Parliament

ANF - 2019-01-25 09:47
“Leyla Güven's action brings Kurdish women one step closer to freedom. There is hope for all the women of the world." ...

Rally in front of the EP: We will break the isolation

ANF - 2019-01-16 15:35
A protest was held in front of the European Parliament on the 31st day of the hunger strike held in Strasbourg against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Protest against the isolation in front of European Parliament

ANF - 2019-01-16 13:59
As the hunger strike in Strasbourg demanding an end to the aggravated isolation imposed upon Ocalan enters day 31, a protest is held in front of the EP with the slogan, “Break the isolation, tear down fascism, free Ocalan”. ...

EU says risk of no-deal on Brexit imminent

Waar Media - 2019-01-16 11:15
The risk of no-deal on Brexit is imminent, European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Wednesday following British lawmakers’ rejection of Brexit deal. Speaking at the EU parliament, Michel Barnier said: “We are fearing more than ever, that there is ...

KCDK-E calls for participation in Strasbourg rally tomorrow

ANF - 2019-01-15 17:16
The rally has been organised by the KCDK-E and TJK-E: "On January 16 we will be in front of the CPT, Council of Europe, European Parliament to demand these institutions to stop playing the three monkeys.” ...

MEPs hold “Freedom for Ocalan, end the isolation” demonstration

ANF - 2019-01-15 15:49
A group of deputies from the European Parliament held a demonstration against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Crunch time for Brexit as lawmakers prepare to vote

Waar Media - 2019-01-15 08:25
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking much needed approval from the House of Commons for her European Union withdrawal agreement in a historical vote to be held Tuesday evening. The deal was originally scheduled for a parliament vote in December, ...

KCDK-E calls on people to join January 16 demo in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-01-14 10:06
The KCDK-E called on “all international institutions to take action. On 16 January we will be in front of the CPT, Council of Europe, European Parliament to demand these institutions that are playing the three monkeys.” ...

MEPs and lawyers from Europe denied meeting with Leyla Güven

ANF - 2019-01-14 10:06
A foreign delegation, including European Parliament deputies, is in Amed to express their support to DTK co-chair Leyla Güven. ...

Europe agrees on Clean Energy for All Europeans package

Waar Media - 2018-12-25 09:25
The European Commission, European Parliament and the European Council agreed Wednesday on the Clean Energy for All Europeans package that aims to make the electricity market more flexible and facilitate the integration of a greater share of renewable ene ...

A delegation of European Union visits Kurdistan Parliament

Perlemanikurdistan - 2018-12-13 18:06

Kurdish issue discussed in the European Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
A press conference was held at the European Parliament to underline the situation of HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven on hunger strike for over a month. ...

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-12-11 13:51
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. The first pane ...

European Parliament to discuss the ECHR ruling on Demirtas

ANF - 2018-12-11 13:36
The European Parliament is taking the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruling about Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtas on the agenda to be discussed. ...

Aydar at EP: Kurdish movement is the most appropriate alternative

ANF - 2018-12-06 21:18
KNK Executive Council Member Zubeyir Aydar spoke at the European Parliament conference on Kurds and said that the Kurdish Liberation Movement is always ready to sit at the negotiation table. ...

Kurdish conference in EP: Turkey is outside the law

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
Human rights defenders spoke in the first session of the 15th Kurdish Conference in the European Parliament. IHD officials spoke about the rights violations and stated that Turkey has lost the characteristic of a state with the rule of law. ...

Iranian lawyer gets 12 years for 'insults' after representing hijab protester

Rûdaw - 2018-12-02 07:59
The European Union Parliament awarded Shahidi the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought ...

5/12 en 6/12: Internationale conferentie in het Europees parlement: The Kurdish factor in world politics: Crisis, Challenges and Solutions.

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2018-10-24 21:39
The EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) will hold its 15th International Conference on EU Turkey and the Kurds 5-6 December 2018 in the European Parliament. The theme of the conference is: THE KURDISH FACTOR IN WORLD POLITICS: CRISIS, CHALLENGES AND SOLUTI ...

Movie screening in the European Parliament: Commander Arian by Alba Sotorra

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-10-23 21:12
Commander Arian guides a female battalion towards Kobane to free them of the murderous ISIS gangs. A tale of emancipation and freedom about the war in Syria and the Women Protection Units- the YPJ. Arian dedicates her life to battling ISIS as she has witn ...

EU President Calls on Erbil, Baghdad to Continue Peaceful Dialogue

BAS News - 2018-10-19 06:20
ERBIL - President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani has called on the Kurdistan Region and Iraq to carry on their peaceful dialogue in hopes of resolving the issues between the sides. Talking to Kurdistan 24, the European parliament top official ...

Brexit deal made harder by May comments: EU official

Reuters - 2018-10-16 13:07
British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech to the UK parliament on Monday has shown that reaching a deal on the country's exit from the European Union will be even harder than expected, a senior EU official said on Tuesday. ...

AUK and S&D Group of EU Parliament host an event for “Minorities and Religious Diversity in Iraq”

The American University of Kurdistan - 2018-10-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – October 13, 2018 – The American University of Kurdistan in collaboration with the Socialists and Democrats group of the European Parliament, hosted a two days conference on “Minorities and Religious Diversity in Kurdistan ...

European Parliament withholds Turkey’s pre-accession funding

Neweurope - 2018-10-03 13:58

European Parliament cuts 70 million Euros in aid to Turkey

Premiumtimesng - 2018-10-03 02:20

European Parliament votes to cancel 70 mln euros for Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-10-02 20:43

European parliament cuts €70m in aid to Turkey – Punch Newspapers

Punchng - 2018-10-02 19:06

European Parliament Cuts EUR70 million In Aid To Turkey | Morningstar

Morningstar - 2018-10-02 18:30

European Parliament budget committee agrees to cancel 70 mln euros for Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-26 21:29

Legitimate Kirkuk Governor Attends Political Conference First Time Since October Events

BAS News - 2018-09-24 18:13
ERBIL - Ahead of the first anniversary of the Kurdistan's independence referendum, a conference was held at the European Parliament on Monday for talks on the historic statehood event, in which the legitimate governor of Kirkuk was present as well, said ...

Any financial aid given to Turkey will be conditional – European Parliament MP | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-09-20 04:52

PM May's spokesman: European Parliament's Weber welcomed UK's Brexit proposal

Yahoo - 2018-09-19 00:36

KRG Rep. to European Parliament: Belgian Parliament delegation to visit Kurdistan Region, Rojava

Waar Media - 2018-08-26 13:47
WAAR-DUHOK: A delegation from the Belgian Parliament is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region next week to meet with the Kurdish leadership, Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi said on Saturday ...

Belgian Parliament Delegates to Visit Kurdisan

BAS News - 2018-08-25 18:59
ERBIL - A delegation from the Belgian Parliament is expected to visit the Kurdistan Region next week to meet with the Kurdish leadership, Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) representative to the European Parliament, Dlawar Azhgayi said on Saturday. "A ...

European Parliament decides to cut IPA funds for Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2018-05-31 23:14

European Parliament not to send observers to snap Turkey elections | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-05-24 19:52

European Parliament to call on Turkey to free jailed Greek soldiers | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2018-04-17 14:37


Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-04-05 21:31
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EU President tells Turkey to ‘respect international law’ following Kurdistan Region airstrikes

K24 - 2018-03-22 22:22
President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani. (Photo: Social media) ...

A Future for democracy in Syria

Koerdisch Instituut - 2018-03-20 19:50
When: Tuesday, April 10, 2018, 09:30 – 12:45 Where: European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, 1047 Bruxelles, Belgium; Room PHS1A002 The Democratic Federation of North Syria (DFNS) was founded on the principles of gender equality, ethnic and religious tolerance ...

EU Parliament Urges Turkey to Halt Afrin Assault

BAS News - 2018-03-15 22:48
ERBIL — The European Union Parliament has called on Turkey to end its offensives against the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin and withdraw its forces from the region. “Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch in the Kurdish-controlled province of Afrin has added a ...
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