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HDP issues official statement on today’s attacks against party offices and members

Two hours ago the HDP issued a new statement on its official Facebook page concerning today’s attacks on its party offices and members. The statement has been translated into English below:  … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

YDG-H Carry Out Operation Against ISIS In Istanbul

(ANF) The Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) carried out an armed operation against ISIS in Istanbul. The action took place in the neighborhood of Şahintepe in the district of Başakşehir … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 4 Comments

Major Street Protests Grip Turkey Following Death Of Berkin Elvan

(ANF) Major street protests have broken out across Turkey following the death of 15 year old Berkin Elvan early this morning. Berkin had been in a coma for 269 days … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Large Rallies for Rojava in Istanbul, Izmir, and Diyarbakir

(ANF/DİHA – Özgür Gündem) Thousands have demonstrated in Istanbul, Izmir, and Diyarbakir in support of the revolution in Rojava and with the demand that the rights of Kurds be recognized … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Everyone to Kadiköy for Rojava

(ANF) The Istanbul Branch of the BDP is organizing a rally in Kadiköy this Sunday, November 24th, to show support for the revolution in Rojava. Members of the BDP walked … Continue reading

November 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

JİTEM Currently Has A Staff Of 10,000

According a new report from ANF, testimony revealed in the course of the ongoing trial over human rights abuses committed by members of JİTEM – Jandarma Intelligence and Anti-Terror -states … Continue reading

November 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Women and Youth March Against the Wall of Shame in Istanbul

Hundreds marched in the Şişli district of Istanbul to protest the “wall of shame” being built between Nusaybın and Qamişlo and the recent execution of Kurdish political prisoners in Iran, … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kürkçü: There is a Large Possibility Önder will be Our Candidate for Istanbul

Ertuğrul Kürkçü told reporters that Sırrı Süreyya Önder will most likely be the newly formed Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) candidate for mayor of Istanbul in the upcoming municipal elections next … Continue reading

October 26, 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

In Kumkapı Kurdish Refugees Live with Refugees from the Entire World

Thousands of refugees from scores of different countries are currently living in the Istanbul neighborhood of Kumpapı, many without legal rights or access to the basic necessities of life, according … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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