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PKK calls on everyone to join the KCK 'Time for freedom' campaign

ANF - 2020-09-21 10:15
Calling for a strong participation in the campaign launched by the KCK, the PKK said: "It is time to win freedom by destroying the AKP-MHP fascism! Join the resistance and freedom campaign! You too, fight against fascism and win freedom!" ...

Time to Redouble Efforts for Peace and Freedom for the Kurds

ANF - 2020-09-21 09:04
Peace in Kurdistan marks World Peace Day today by calling on the world community to recommit itself to achieving peace for the Kurdish people and for all peoples living in the Kurdish region that spans Turkey, Syria, Iran and Iraq. ...

Kurdish inmates on hunger strike subjected to strip search and abuse in prison - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-21 08:28

HPG says many Turkish soldiers killed in the past week

ANF - 2020-09-20 08:03
The People's Defense Forces (HPG) attacked the Turkish army in several regions of North and South Kurdistan as part of the KCK initiative called "Time to end isolation, fascism and occupation. Time to ensure freedom". ...

Human Rights Organization Issues Press Freedom Alert Over UK Government's Refusal To Speak To Critical Journalists | Techdirt

Techdirt - 2020-09-19 14:33

European law associations to Turkey: Immediately release 55 lawyers - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-19 14:33

Academic fired from Istanbul Commerce University for giving Kurdish assignment - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-18 17:16

Rights groups launch 'Report It' campaign to enable easy reporting of attacks on press freedom - IFEX

IFEX - 2020-09-18 13:16

Turkey’s intel agency threatens family of Turkish-German academic who criticized Erdoğan - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-18 09:27

2 Kurdish farmers detained by soldiers pushed out of helicopter, witnesses claim - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-17 21:02

Lawyer arrested based on doctored documents has been in prison for 56 months - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-17 20:56

Strip search of women in Turkey used for humiliation, witness testimonies show - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-17 20:56

Turkey removes signs in Kurdish as racist attacks on Kurds surge: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-17 19:03

Kurdish youth announce participation in the KCK campaign

ANF - 2020-09-17 15:31
The Kurdish youth organisations KJC and the KC declare their participation in the campaign launched by the KCK on September 12 under the motto "End isolation, fascism and occupation; time for freedom". ...

UN says Turkey’s anti-terror provisions violate international law: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-17 12:31

European rights court let Turkey’s dissidents down, says jailed Kurdish leader - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-16 08:32

US senator urges European rights court president to consider applications from Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-15 18:07

Rally in Strasbourg: Time for freedom and an end to fascism

ANF - 2020-09-15 16:19
In front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, representatives of various organizations from Kurdistan and Turkey expressed their support for the KCK campaign against isolation, fascism and occupation. ...

ECtHR rules rights of writer Zarakolu violated

ANF - 2020-09-15 14:36
The ECtHR has concluded that the right to liberty and security and freedom of expression of writer Ragıp Zarakolu have been violated. The writer has been standing trial as part of Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Istanbul Main Case. ...

An exhibition brings together prisoners and photographers

ANF - 2020-09-15 12:56
The Görülmüştür Kolektifi ve Redfotoğraf Group, has organised an exhibition called “Voice of Freedom”. ...

Army conscript claims he was beaten for speaking in Kurdish - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-15 10:12

More than 36,000 people faced criminal investigation for insulting President Erdoğan in 2019 - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-15 09:06

Kurdish institutions in Europe support the KCK initiative

ANF - 2020-09-15 07:52
“We, as the Kurdish parties and institutions in Europe, find the breakthrough and call made by the KCK right, and we will participate in all actions with the slogan: "End Isolation and Fascism and Occupation. Time to Ensure Freedom". ...

Turkey should end detention of lawyers held for representing clients: ICJ - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-15 07:32

US ambassador discusses press freedom with Masoud Barzani

Rûdaw - 2020-09-14 18:25

Activists in the UK and Armenia protest isolation

ANF - 2020-09-14 08:57
The Kurdish organisations in England and Armenia, joined the "Stop Isolation, Fascism, Occupation, Time to Ensure Freedom" initiative with action and press statements. ...

Turkey issues detention warrants for 60 lawyers following Erdoğan’s call to suspend attorneys accused of terrorist links - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-13 13:46

Activists in Gavle and Toronto protest isolation

ANF - 2020-09-13 10:54
Following the announcement by the KCK last week of the “End to Isolation, Fascism and Occupation. Time to Ensure Freedom" campaign, an action was held in Gävle, Sweden and in Toronto, Canada. ...

Kurds take to the streets in Europe: The Time of freedom has come

ANF - 2020-09-12 21:07
Kurds in Europe kicked start the "End isolation, fascism, occupation; Time to ensure freedom" campaign in many cities. ...

Turkish asylum seeker lost in Evros River after push back to Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-12 17:50

Woman falsely convicted of terrorism says her imprisonment has taken a toll on children’s mental health - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-11 21:33

Disabled man with multiple health problems kept in prison on bogus terrorism charges - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-11 11:11

Anthropologist Patrick Huff talks about Democratic Confederalism

ANF - 2020-09-11 08:58
Dr. Jeff Miley interviews Dr. Patrick Huff about Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish Freedom Movement, and the Democratic Confederalism Project. ...

Uighur Muslims protesting China not allowed to enter Ankara - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-10 23:55

Iranian activist facing deportation from Turkey fears torture and death penalty - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-10 23:55

KCK to launch a revolutionary campaign on September 12

ANF - 2020-09-10 10:41
KCK to launch a revolutionary democratic campaign on September 12 under the motto “Stop Isolation, Fascism, Occupation; Time to Ensure Freedom”. ...

Canadian lawyers demand freedom for ailing, hunger-striking 'Mandela of Iran' | Tri-City News

Tricitynews - 2020-09-09 06:31

Rights watchdogs: Turkey should immediately release human rights defender Osman Kavala - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-08 19:31

Turkish parliament to amend law after Erdoğan’s call for suspension of lawyers accused of terrorist links - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-08 16:33

European rights court president draws further ire by posing with members of Turkey’s ruling party - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-08 16:33

Persecution Trump Administration “Very Concerned” Over Religious Freedom in India | Persecution

Persecution - 2020-09-08 15:27

HPG disclose identities of 2 guerrillas fallen in Amed

ANF - 2020-09-08 11:16
The HPG Press Liason Centre released the identity of the 2 guerrillas who fell martyr in Amed. "The resistance of our comrades Numan and Adır will always inspire the struggle for freedom," said the statement. ...

Kurdish seasonal workers attacked by farmer, villagers in northwest Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-08 00:38

Jailed Kurdish leader Demirtaş: Human tragedy unfolding in Turkish prisons - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-07 21:35

Let the children hear your voice, guerilla Zelal

ANF - 2020-09-07 12:31
Let the children hear your voice guerilla Zelal. No matter what their name, gender, race, religion, language, class is, let all the children hear your voice. “We are fighting so that the children after us can live in freedom.” ...

March of Kurdish and internationalist youth on day 2

ANF - 2020-09-06 14:18
The long march of the Kurdish youth movement for the freedom of Abdullah Ocalan is on the way from Lehrte to Celle. Today's stage is dedicated to the murdered young Yazidi boy Arkan Hussein Khalaf. ...

Conscript convicted of involvement in failed coup says he has been robbed of his life - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-05 12:01

Council of Europe: Osman Kavala's imprisonment is aimed at dissuading human rights defenders - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-05 01:57

European rights court denies application for Turkish lawyer on hunger strike - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-04 13:06

UN Human Rights Council on death of Ebru Timtik : No one should have to die in pursuit of fair trial - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-04 10:45

Turkey’s Constitutional Court denies release request of inmate with brain tumors and disabled son - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-02 18:13

Jailed journalist not allowed to see daughter for 6 months - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-02 13:34

Erdoğan says ‘Turkey makes progress in freedom of expression,’ but how true is it? - english

Bianet - 2020-09-02 13:34

European rights court president sparks criticism for considering acceptance of honorary degree from Istanbul University - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-01 23:52

Asylum seeker pushed back to Turkey by Greek authorities speaks of intolerable prison conditions - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-01 23:52

Jailed Kurdish leader not allowed to see his daughters - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-01 23:52

CPJ: Turkey should cease filing bogus terrorism charges against the press - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-01 21:02

Peace Day: Peace instead of war, freedom instead of isolation

ANF - 2020-09-01 16:57
Demonstrations to mark the International Day of Peace September 1 took place In Amed, Van and Istanbul where people said: “The address for a solution and peace is Imrali.” ...

Opposition deputy viciously attacked following threats from interior minister - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-09-01 07:05

Gergerlioğlu: Gov’t releases critically ill prisoners only when they realize they’ll die soon - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-31 23:36

EU ‘deeply saddened’ by death of Turkish lawyer on hunger strike: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-31 11:16

Mahpus Şair Çomak’ın videoları Borders Sanat Festivali’nde yer alacak

Nûpel - 2020-08-30 20:25
26 yıldır cezaevinde olan şair İlhan Sami Çomak hakkındaki iki video Venedik’te gösterilecek. Mahpus şair İlhan Sami Çomak üzerine yapılan “The Anatomy of Freedom” (“Özgürlüğün Anatomisi”-prömiyer Londra- Poetry Cafe-Poetry Society) ve “Not Home Yet” (Eve ...

Turkish journalists union criticizes police officers who threatened journalist - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-30 19:27

IHD denounces worsening of ill prisoner Ali Kuş condition

ANF - 2020-08-30 11:45
The Freedom for Ill Prisoners Initiative drew attention to the situation of Ali Kuş, who is held in Tarsus No 3 Type Closed Prison. ...

Police break up "human chain for peace” in Halfeti

ANF - 2020-08-29 18:36
The police have broken up a "human chain for peace" organized by the HDP local association in Halfeti, Urfa. A banner with the inscription "Peace not war, freedom not isolation" has been confiscated. ...

Asylum seeker, 3-year-old son lost in Aegean Sea after migrant boat sinks - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-28 21:15

NRT reporter arrested in Zakho on hunger strike

ANF - 2020-08-28 19:58
NRT reporter Ahmad Zakhoy’s life in danger, warns local press freedom watchdog. ...

KCDK-E: "The defence of women's freedom is our main task"

ANF - 2020-08-28 13:17
The European umbrella organization KCDK-E has issued a statement on the increasing attacks on Kurdish women and has identified the defense of women's freedom as its main task. ...

Turkish broadcast regulator fines pro-opposition TELE1 TV following Ministry of Interior threats - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-28 08:13

Turkish authorities drop investigation into torture of former diplomats - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-28 00:47

Human Rights Association speaks out against arrest of Yüksel Street protestors - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-28 00:47

Woman jailed with 2-year-old son on trumped-up terrorism charges appeals for justice - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-28 00:47

Prominent human rights advocates call on Turkey to release political prisoners - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-26 13:37

Belgian attorneys go on hunger strike in solidarity with Turkish lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-26 13:37

ECtHR should stop viewing Turkish Constitutional Court as effective remedy, says president of European judges association MEDEL - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-26 13:37

Freedom cavalry in Heftanin

ANF - 2020-08-26 12:09
Stories are always driving us. Stories we listen to with curiosity. Stories that sometimes take us far, sometimes very near. ...

Brexit latest: EU plot to force Boris Johnson to choose fishing rights OR freedom from rul | Politics | News | Express.co.uk

Express - 2020-08-26 11:42

The poisoning of Alexei Navalny is a press freedom story - Columbia Journalism Review

CJR - 2020-08-25 20:18

Vigil for lawyers on hunger strike continues

ANF - 2020-08-25 19:12
Freedom of Defense Coordination held a vigil in front of Bakırköy Sadi Konuk Hospital for two lawyers on death fast. ...

Baku against freedom of the press; Italian journalist sounds the alarm on a known issue | ARMENPRESS Armenian News Agency

Armenpress - 2020-08-25 17:33

Human rights activist and former teacher arrested for protesting human rights violations - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-25 08:54

Türk Telekom denies service to Kurdish woman for not speaking Turkish - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-24 16:39

Erdogan’s private police force: a new blow to Turkish democracy - Toward Freedom

Towardfreedom - 2020-08-24 09:00

Report on freedom of expression violations in Turkey in July - english

Bianet - 2020-08-21 15:56

“My daughter is a martyr of Kurdistan”

ANF - 2020-08-21 15:18
“My daughter chose the path of martyrdom and became a martyr of Kurdistan and of the peoples who demand freedom," said the father of a PKK guerrilla from Rojava. ...

Court allows convicted rapist to exercise ‘right to be forgotten,’ bans news about his case - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-21 03:59

Inquiry into police malpractice in femicide case blocked by governor's office - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-21 03:59

Insiders speculate Netflix could leave Turkey over increasing gov’t censorship: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-20 21:26

Doctor bears witness to torture in Turkish mass detention center: Rape with police truncheon - Part 1 - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-20 12:11

Turkey has removed 146 mayors from Kurdish parties in 4 years: report - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-19 16:44

Woman abducted and raped by NCO in southeast Turkey dies in hospital after attempting suicide - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-19 09:37

If prosperity and freedom aren’t enough for you, there’s also the ‘moral’ case for market capitalism

AEI - 2020-08-19 00:18
The left is offering an aggressive critique of capitalism that proponents of free enterprise should aggressively respond to, with an emphasis on the morality of case for capitalism and the economic growth it generates like no other system ever devised. Th ...

Rudaw: A Yezidi woman’s journey to freedom, six years after abduction by Islamic State

Justice for Kurds - 2020-08-18 22:09
https://www.rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iraq/03082020?utm_source=KwikPlayer&utm_medium=KwikShare&utm_campaign=KwikMotion ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Thousands of Yezidi women were captured by the Islamic State group (ISIS) when they overran the district of ...

New Internationalist: 100 YEARS OF HOPE, STRUGGLE AND BETRAYAL

Justice for Kurds - 2020-08-18 22:09
The Kurdish quest for freedom and independence has been long, dramatic and complicated. Here’s a potted history of the past century. 1920 Secretly negotiated by Britain and France, the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement draws up plans for the modern Middle East. ...

18/08/2020 KRG deputy premier says he opposes any bill that restricts freedom of expression

ESTA - 2020-08-18 10:09

Turkey investigated 14,186 social media accounts, taking legal action against 6,743 of them in first 7 months - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-17 21:37

Jineoloji Camp in Hawraman

ANF - 2020-08-16 20:05
A three-day Jineoloji camp has started in the Hawraman region near Halabja. Fifteen participants will exchange views on the possibilities of implementing this social science coming from the Kurdish women's freedom movement. ...

16/08/2020 Gorran bloc says won’t support laws that affect freedom of expression

ESTA - 2020-08-16 10:32

Post-coup purge in Turkey leaves children parentless after mother and father are put behind bars - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-15 11:16

Opposition deputy announces July human rights toll in Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2020-08-15 11:16

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