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IMPR President: ‘The Canton Model Should Be Implemented Across The Region’

The following interview with Dr. Veysel Ayhan, President of the International Middle East Peace Research Center (IMPR), was conducted by Hicran Urun for Özgür Gündem. In the interview Dr. Ayhan … Continue reading

April 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Will You Solve This Problem With More Political Maneuvers?

(ANF) Demirtaş has given a speech to a group of BDP MP’s in Ankara in which he addressed a number of topics, including the anniversary of the execution of Sayid … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Let Us Meet at the Barricades for Peace

The co-President of the HDP Ertuğrul Kürkçü, speaking at a meeting of HDP MPs, told those assembled that what suits the Gezi youth is to be demonstrators for peace, not … Continue reading

November 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thousands Protest Executions in Iran along Border

Thousands of people have marched to Turkish-Iranian border in order to protest the execution by Iran of two Kurdish political prisoners last week, according to a report in ANF. The … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kurdish Leaders and Academics Propose New Model for Middle East in Washington

In a historic conference entitled “The Kurdish Role in the New Middle East,”  which took place yesterday at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C, prominent Kurdish leaders and academics … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · 1 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

Salih Muslim: The Bullet that Killed My Son Came From Turkey

In a recent interview on Ronahi TV broadcast from Rojava, the co-President of the PYD Salih Muslim told the television channel that the bullet that killed his son came from … Continue reading

October 21, 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

Human Rights Defenders: Let’s Tear Down That Wall

  A committee from the Human Rights Foundation (İnsan Hakları Derneği – İHD) inspected the wall now rising on the Nusabyin-Qamislo border  and made a call to “tear down the … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Syriac Priest: Let Us Build A Life Around Öcalan’s Philosophy

A Syriac Orthodox Priest in Germany, Şemun Demir, spoke in a recent interview with ANF about the problems confronting minorities in Syria and the possibility for a common future for … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

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