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Resistance in Sur: Workers find body during excavation work

A body believed to belong to a person killed by the Turkish state during the autonomous-government resistance in 2015 was found in the borough of Sur, in Amed.

Speaking to Welat Newspaper on condition of anonymity an employee of a company working in Sur said that they found a “body wrapped in a white cloth” during the excavations carried out on 5 February in the area between the Catholic Church and Hasırlı Mosque.

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147 writers send a statement of solidarity to Boğaziçi University students

A joint text was published by 147 writers in support to Boğaziçi University students. “We stand by the resistance at Boğaziçi University. We will not bow to persecution and oppression,” said the writers.

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Prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu prison denounces beating and torture

A prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu L Type Closed Prison, Sedat Karak, denounced that he and four of his friends were tortured by the guards and that they had fractures in their hands, feet and heads.

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Foza Yusif: Turkey and ISIS fear the power of women

PYD co-presidency council member Foza Yusif said that the attacks of the brutal forces such as Turkey and ISIS cannot force women to take a step back from their will and the struggle for freedom.

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Academics worldwide in solidarity with Boğaziçi University students for academic freedom

A global solidarity campaign has been launched with the students of Turkey’s Boğaziçi University who have been protesting for a month against the appointment of an AKP supporter as rector.

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Amnesty International launches urgent action for Zeynab Jalalian

The human rights organization Amnesty International has launched an urgent action for Zeynab Jalalian. The Kurdish woman imprisoned in Iran is seriously ill and being tortured. She is denied medical treatment because she shows no remorse.

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Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) University resists the trustee policy

Together with the AKP’s 19 years in power, there has been an increase in the number of
universities, however this increase has coincided with a worsening of the academia and scientific
quality of research.

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Dengbêj of the Future: Herêm Nêrgîz

Herêm Nêrgîz was interested in Dengbêj at an early age in a musician family, and today she is taking Dengbêj and Baglama training by singing folk songs and strans.

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Court accuses MA journalist Aslan of “spreading provocative reports”

The investigation against journalist Mehmet Aslan has been concluded. The journalist is now charged with “membership of a terrorist organization” and “spreading provocative reports”.

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Autonomous Administration: Kobane victory is a legacy for the whole world and humanity

The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria called for Turkish occupation to be stopped, saying “The liberation of Afrin, Serêkaniyê and Girê Spî is as important as the liberation of Kobane.”

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