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Kurds hanged in Iran 0

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Post Views: 5 Once again 4 young kurdish students have been hanged in Iran. Once again 4 young kurdish students have been hanged in Iran.Once again 4 young kurdish students have been hanged in Iran.Once again 4 young kurdish students

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Davutoglu flies to Baghdad

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Post Views: 4 The Foreign Affairs Turkish Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has left this morning (11th august 2009) for Baghdad, in order to keep defining some important strategic agreements. While the Turkish governement keeps declaring its optimism and its new openings

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Guler Zere rischia di morire in carcere

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Post Views: 5   Guler Zere ha 37 anni, sta scontando una condanna a 14 anni per essere membro di una organizzazione della sinistra turca.  Quando era rinchiusa nel carcere di Elbistan le è stato diagnosticato un tumore alla bocca

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Continuano i preparativi per il social forum 0

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Post Views: 4 Continuano i preparativi per il primo incontro internazionale del Mesopotamian Social Forum, che si terrà a Diyarbakir tra il 28 e il 30 settembre. Sulla scia dei modelli di Social Forum nati in Europa a partire dal

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Kurdistan turco. La pace possibile 0

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Striscioni, urla, insulti. Il parlamento turco lo scorso 10 novembre si è trasformato in una sorta di ring. All’ordine del giorno l’annuncio ufficiale, per molti versi storico, da parte del ministro degli interni Besir Atalay della cosiddetta “iniziativa kurda”, ovvero il pacchetto di misure messe a punto dal governo per “risolvere” la questione kurda. Il ministro Atalay non è riuscito a pronunciare che poche parole prima di essere letteralmente travolto dagli insulti e dalle urla dell’opposizione.

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No satellites permitted in kurdish cities

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Post Views: 30   Iranian security forces have in Kurdish towns deliberately destroyed satellite installations on the Iraqi border, seemingly with the object of preventing the reception of foreign TV and radio stations. This was reported on Tuesday by the

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ERDOGAN MEETS DTP

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Post Views: 5   For the Prime Minister Erdogan, “it’s been a very, very important meeting. We’re in the middle of a process. I believe this meeting has increased our hopes for the future.” For the co-secretary of DTP, Ahmet

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MAKING PEACE/ GERRY ADAMS 0

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TOWARDS A UNITED IRELAND –

The single most important issue facing the people of Ireland and Britain is the achievement of Irish unity and the construction of a new relationship between Ireland and Britain based on equality. Economic crises, however severe, will come and go. Governments will come and go, but for more centuries than any of us care to contemplate Britain’s involvement in Ireland has been the source of conflict; partition, discord and division; and
great hurt between the people of these islands.The peace process has delivered an end to conflict and that is to be welcomed and applauded. But the underlying cause of conflict persists – the British government’s claim of jurisdiction over a part of Ireland. It is this denial of the Irish people’s right to self-determination, freedom and independence that is the core outstanding issue that must be resolved. Sinn Féin is initiating a conversation this week in Westminster about achieving this. Sinn Féin believes that a national representative democracy in a sovereign reunited Ireland is desirable, viable and achievable in this generation through peaceful and democratic methods.

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FROM PRISON/Free Guler Zere 0

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Post Views: 14 Guler Zere is 37 years old. She has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for membership of a turkish left organization. When she was in Elbistan prison she was diagnosed with a cancer in her mouth

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Elections with surprise 0

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Post Views: 4 The most interesting result of the 25th July 2009 election in Iraqi Kurdistan is that the new parliament is certainly more coloured than the previous one, and there is hope that it will be able to produce

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