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BDP MP Kürkçü: Gezi was an Uprising Proper for the 21st Century

The BDP MP from Mersin, Ertuğrul Kürkçü, took part in a panel over the weekend as of part of the ongoing “Conversations on Rebellion” program at the Kumbara Art Workshop in … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kurdish High Council: There Will Not Be A Second Lausanne

In an article in today’s Özgür Gündem, the paper sat down for an interview with  İlham Ehmed, a member of the six-person committee that represented the Kurdish High Council on … Continue reading

October 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Wall of Fear – Turkey Builds New Wall Along Border with Rojava

When border fences and minefields were not enough to separate the Northern Kurds and the Kurds in Rojava, Turkey started to build a wall along the border, says a report … Continue reading

October 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Selahattin Demirtaş, co-president of the BDP, speaks on his meeting with Öcalan

In a report from ANF available in English, Demirtaş spoke about his most recent meeting with Abdullah Öcalan, the Kurdish leader imprisoned for more than a decade in Turkey. Among … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

RT Inteview in English with YPD Spokesman Rehid Khalil on the latest attacks in Rojava and the misunderstood nature of the conflict

Defending themselves by all means available is the Kurdish Popular Defense Units’ (YPG) last resort in Syria, the group’s spokesperson Redor Khalil told RT. Amid Western inaction and Russian condemnation … Continue reading

August 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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