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İHD: ISIS Using Turkey As Logistical Base

A new report from the Human Rights Association (İHD) asserts that the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) and other radical groups are using Turkey as a logistical base … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Erdoğan Speaking Like Çiller As Lice Resistance Continues

Erdoğan’s recent remarks about ongoing protests in Lice resemble those made by former Turkish Prime Minister Tansu Çiller in 1993 before she gave permission for a  massacre by the Turkish … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrations In Ağrı Following BDP Election Victory

(ANF/Ağrı) According to preliminary results the BDP has won a clear victory in the Ağrı municipal elections. BDP supporters around the city have taken to the streets in celebration. The … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thousand Attend Funeral Of Çiçek In Amed

(ANF/AMED) Thousands have attended the funeral of Kinem Çiçek, a YPJ fighter killed in clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in the region of Grê Sêwê … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Son Of Diyarbakir Mayor Killed in Rojava

Ali Narin, the son Seyid Narin – the co-mayor of Diyarbakir’s Sur Municipality – has been killed in Rojava, according to an article from the Turkish-daily Radikal. Ali Narin, who … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Protests Against Rojava Border Trenches Spread Through North Kurdistan

Protests against the border walls around Rojava which are being built by KDP and AKP are spreading through North Kurdistan, according a new article compiled by DİHA and carried in … Continue reading

April 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

BDP MPs Officially Join HDP, Promise New Beginning

BDP MPs officially joined the HDP at a brief ceremony in Ankara yesterday, says an article in today’s Özgür Gündem. The ceremony was attended by HDP co-Presidents Sebahat Tuncel and … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

BDP To Become Democratic Regions Party (DBP)

According to an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, the BDP will change its name to the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) this summer as part of an attempt to a renew … Continue reading

April 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Communal Model Of Self-Government Takes Root In North Kurdistan

A new article for Özgür Gündem by Murat Çiftçi looks at the emergence of a communal form of social and economic organization in the village of Karakoyun, in the Sêwreg … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 1 Comment

Families Of Syriac Christians Killed In Turkey’s Dirty War Speak Out

Kurds were not the only targets of state violence during the campaign of villages evacuations and state-sponsored murder which peaked in Kurdistan in the 1990s, and relatives of Syriac Christians … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

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