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New Interview With YPS Commander In Şirnex On Ongoing War In North Kurdistan

  In a new interview for Özgür Gündem journalist Ersin Çaksu sat down with Xalid Şevger, the YPS commander in Şirnex (Turkish: Şırnak), on the occasion of the 17th anniversary … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

People Of Cizre Vow Resistance Will Continue As Curfew Lifted

Speaking of their anger at Turkish state for carrying out attacks that terrorized the city for days and killed dozens of local civilians, residents of Cizîr (Cizre) have vowed that … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Growing Anger At Government, Erdoğan Over Rising Military Casualties In Turkey

There is growing anger at the AKP government and President Erdoğan being voiced by the families and relatives of Turkish soldiers killed in rising violence over the past month, according … Continue reading

August 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

HDP Leader Demirtaş To AKP: We Have Nothing To Lose

In a statement to the media yesterday HDP Co-President Selahattin Demirtaş called the recent state crackdown on Kurdish activists and the military strikes against PKK bases along the Turkish-Iraqi border … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Scenario In Syria: Will Turkey Go In?

The following article “Suriye Senaryosu” was written by M. Ali Çelebi for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. CHP General Secretary Gürsel Tekin shook up the political … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Erdoğan: America Helped Kobanê Despite Our Objections

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan told reporters that America delivered aid to Kobanê despite Turkey’s objections, according to an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. President Erdoğan made the … Continue reading

October 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Resistance In Rojava Is A Super-National Resistance

The following piece is a translation of “Rojava direnişi ulus-üstü bir direniştir” which was written by Ali Haydar Kaytan – a founding member of and leader in the PKK – … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Turkey Has Been Strategically Defeated In Kobanê

The follow article – “Türkiye stratejik olarak yenildi“ – was written by Veysi Sarısözen and originally appeared in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. From a strategic … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 2 Comments

Demirtaş: Corruption Investigations Will Strengthen The Peace Process

According to a report from DİHA and carried on Yüksekova Haber, Demirtaş countered claims by certain new outlets that he had said that the current corruption investigation would damage the … Continue reading

December 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Rojava Is The Legacy Of The Children We Have Lost

(DİHA) Mothers of the PKK fighters killed in the past consider the Rojava Revolution their own revolution, saying “Rojava is the legacy of our children. We are obligated to grow … Continue reading

December 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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