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Claims Turkish State Had Prior Knowledge Of Ankara Attacks

There is growing evidence that elements within the Turkish state had prior knowledge of the Ankara bombing attack on a major peace rally which killed around 100 people this past Saturday, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

HDP Releases Names Of 120 People Killed In Ankara Bombings

While the Office of the Prime Minister of Turkey has released a statement in which it declared that 95 people were killed and 246 wounded in yesterday’s bombing attacks in … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a 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

Suruç Bomber Was Known To Turkish Security Services

Şeyh Abdurrahman Alagöz, the 20 year-old suspected in the ISIS suicide bombing which killed 32 socialist activists in Pirsûs (Suruç) on Monday, was well known to Turkish security services and … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Socialism And Rojava Festival

The conference of international  Marxist-Leninist parties and organizations celebrated its 20th year at an event hosted by by EMEP (Labor Party) in Istanbul, according to an article from Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

November 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kurdish Leaders And Activists To Hold Conference on ISIS In US Capital

Kurdish leaders and activists will hold a conference in Washington, DC later this month where they will discuss, among other things the ongoing struggle against the Islamic State (ISIS), according … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kürkçü: HDP Preparing For Major Changes At Party Congress

The Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), which is preparing for its general congress to begin on June 22nd, is anticipating major new developments before presidential elections this summer, according to an … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · Leave a 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

Demirtaş: Every Vote For The BDP In Batman Means Not Forgetting

(ANF/BATMAN) BDP co-President Selahattin Demirtaş has addressed around a crowd of around one hundred thousand during the city’s Newroz celebrations. Demirtaş told the crowd that “every vote for the BDP … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Demirtaş Salutes Rojava Revolution, Warns HÜDA-PAR Against Further Provocations

(ANF) The Co-president of the BDP, Selahattin Demirtaş, is on a two-day visit to Colemêrg (Turkish: Hakkâri) Province, as part of the BDP’s campaign for the upcoming election. Demirtaş spoke … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

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