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KCK Executive Council Releases Statement Concerning Imprisoned BDP MP’s

The KCK Executive Council has released a new statement concerning the denial of release to imprionsed BDP MP’s. According to an article in Özgür Gündem, the written statement is a … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

KCK Release Statement on Death of Bêmal Tokçu and Events in Gever

TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION With the killing of Bêmal Tokçu, the number of the crimes committed by the Turkish police raised to three. We convey our condolences … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Your Borders and Your Walls are Illegitimate”

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Nusaybın and Qamişlo to protest the wall that the Turkish state is building on its southern border with Rojava, according to the … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Free Cause Party Members Attack BDP Members in Batman, At Least One Dead

  Individuals claiming to be members of the newly formed Free Cause Party (Turkish: Hür Dava Partisi or HÜDA-PAR) attacked a group of BDP supporters in the Petrol Neighborhood of Batman, according … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Despite Peace Process Turkish State Continues Base Construction in Kurdish Regions

The Turkish State increased base construction in Kurdish regions of Turkey over the course of the PKK withdrawal that began last March as part of the peace process launched by … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wives of Village Guards: Put Down Your Weapons

Wives of “Village Guards” (Turkish Korucu) have challenged their husbands to leave their positions as village guards, while calling for the village guard system to be demolished – according to … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Family Finally Receives Body of Martyred Daughter After One Year of Delays

The father of a HPG guerilla killed nearly a year ago in clashes with the Turkish military said that he was happy to finally be able to bury his daughter, … Continue reading

October 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

AKP wants to destroy monument named for PKK marty and German revolutionary Andrea Wolf

According to an article in Özgür Gündem AKP provincial council members in Van have ordered the Ronahî Martys’ Monument in the village of Andiçin (Kelahêrê) in the district of Çatak … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Army Shells YPG Positions in Rojava

Last night the Turkish Army shelled Susik, a village in the vicinity of Girê Spî where YPG fighters have been clashing with al-Qaeda affiliates supported by Turkey – according to … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Demirtaş Condemns the Desecration of a Guerilla Cemetery by Turkish Army

Selahattin Demirtaş, co-President of the BDP, condemned the vandalization of a cemetery constructed by locals to hold the graves of guerrillas killed in fighting with the Turkish army. The cemetery … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

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