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Tag Archives: Ankara

Turkish PM Threatens Rojava: We Will Attack At The First Opportunity

    In an interview with Al Jazeera Arabic Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu blamed the recent attacks in Ankara on the YPG and suggested that Turkey was preparing for … Continue reading

February 24, 2016 · 7 Comments

Claims Turkish State Had Prior Knowledge Of Ankara Attacks

There is growing evidence that elements within the Turkish state had prior knowledge of the Ankara bombing attack on a major peace rally which killed around 100 people this past Saturday, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

“Because I Don’t Know Turkish I Must Wash Dishes”

In an article by Serhat Korkmaz published on Bianet, Kormaz speaks with a Kurdish refugee family from Syria. Below is a translation of the article. “I was driving a taxi. … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Nationalist Mob Surrounds BDP Headquarters in Maraş

(ANF) A group of around three hundred fascists attacked the BDP party building in Maraş earlier today. The attack followed the BDP Maraş Provincial Branch’s Second General Congress, in which … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Sırrı Süreyya Önder: The HDP Will Be A Party Where Decisions are Taken Together

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, Sırrı Süreyya Önder  – a BDP MP from Istanbul – sat down with reporters from DİHA in order to talk about the … Continue reading

October 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ankara’s Wall is (and always has been) Illegitimate

In a new article from Özgür Gündem, the paper talks about the history of the division of Northern and Western Kurdistan, and the growing illegitimacy of Ankara’s policies surrounding the … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Representatives of Kurdish High Council to Make First Visit to Ankara

The Turkish Foreign Ministry is set to meet with representatives of the Kurdish High Council, the power-sharing body formed last summer between the PYD and the Kurdish political parties that … Continue reading

October 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

KDP Members Make Death Threats Against Rojava Refugees

According to a report from the Hawar News Agency and run in Özgür Gündem, a KDP official accompanied by a number of Perşmerge visited the Girêgevrê and Misrîk camps in … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK comes out in Support of Turkish Protests, Calls on Kurds to Join

In an article from ANF, the Co-Presidency of the Executive Council of the KCK is reported to have come out in support of the street demonstrations that gripped Turkey yesterday … Continue reading

September 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Salih Muslim plans to visit the United States, wants to open a PYD office in Ankara

In a recent live broadcast on Sterk TV Salih Muslim, co-president of the PYD, spoke about the party’s relationships with Turkey and the international community, and the need for meetings … Continue reading

September 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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