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HDK pays tribute to writer Yaşar Kemal

Peoples’ Democratic Congress (HDK) Culture and Art Commission commemorated world-renowned writer Yaşar Kemal, who died on 28 February 2015.

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Kurdish rapper refuses to do his military service

“I do not want to support the war policy of the rulers who promote militarism in order to maintain their existence,” said Kurdish rapper Gewr from Siirt refusing to join the military service.

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The State was preparing the end of the soldiers in PKK captivity

Some of the soldiers and policemen killed in the Turkish airstrike on Gare warned back in 2018 that the Turkish state was disregarding their lives and putting them in danger.

The Turkish army bombed a detention center in Gare that held soldiers, police officers and MIT agents captured by the guerrillas, killing thirteen of the inmates.

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Turkish state official admits Paris murders

The former head of the General Staff’s intelligence department, Ismail Hakkı Pekin, admitted in a television broadcast that the murders of the three Kurdish women revolutionaries in Paris in 2013 were a state operation.

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Permanent state of emergency, the border gate that never opens: politics prohibited here

In Van, the largest city of the Serhat Region in Northern Kurdistan, the policies implemented by the state turned the city into a “forbidden” zone economically, socially and culturally. This is the only city where the AKP extended the de facto state of emergency after the coup attempt.

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KCK: We will liberate our Leader and Kurdistan this year

KCK called on the youth, the women, and the whole Kurdish people to step up their struggle to achieve the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan and a free Kurdistan.

February 15 marks the 22nd anniversary of the abduction of Abdullah Öcalan from the Greek embassy in Nairobi to solitary confinement on Imrali. In addition to Turkey, international powers such as the United States and its allies were directly involved in the PKK leader’s abduction.

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This Year, We Will Liberate our Leader and Kurdistan

February 15 marks the 22nd anniversary of the abduction of Abdullah Öcalan from the Greek embassy in Nairobi to solitary confinement on Imrali. In addition to Turkey, international powers such as the United States and its allies were directly involved in the PKK leader’s abduction.

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Beştaş: AKP has reached a level denying the existence of the Kurds

An indictment in relation to Kobane with demand for over ten thousand years of prison sentences has been prepared against 108 people including politicians following the decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights demanding Turkey to release Selahattin Demirtas, former co-chair of the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) .

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Urgent call for an international response to Turkish military invasion of South Kurdistan

Earlier this morning, between 3 AM and 6 AM local time, the Turkish Armed Forces initiated a large-scale cross-border military offensive in the region of Garê in South Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Turkish airstrikes targeted the villages of Guzê, Meyrokê, Siyanê, Çemşerîtkê, Yekmalê and Kanîsarkê, and soldiers were dropped into the region with Cobra and Sikorsky helicopters. Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) fighters have been fighting since dawn to repel the invading forces, and heavy clashes are ongoing.

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The death basements of Cizre: Five years on, victims are still fighting for justice

At least 177 people were burned alive or shot by the Turkish military in what became known as the “death basements of Cizre” in February 2016. Five years later, impunity continues and denies the victims justice.

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