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Tahir Elçi. ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN NOVEMBER, 2015

On a day this week, 28 November, 2015, Tahir Elçi, Kurd, Lawyer and Human Rights defender was shot in Diyarbakir, Northern Kurdistan

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TURKEY’S WAR AGAINST THE ACADEMICS…

Two recent studies have once again drawn attention to the unprecedented crackdown on academics and intellectual freedom in post coup Turkey

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The Struggle for Peace in Northern Kurdistan…

In amidst the deep silence of the western  media in the face of the violent suppression of Turkey’s Kurds

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NO END TO THE SILENCE: human rights situation in South-East Turkey

Further details emerged on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right’s concerns at Turkey’s war

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UNITED NATIONS INDICTS TURKEY FOR “SERIOUS RIGHTS VIOLATIONS” in NORTHERN KURDISTAN

March 10 2017: The UN’s human rights office today released its report accusing Turkey of serious human rights violations.

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Turckish Atrocities Suspected in Nusaybin’s Xeraba Bava Village

February 2017: The Turkish Military has laid siege to another Kurdish village, this time Xerabê Bava (Koruköy) in Mardin’s Nusaybin district, near the border with Syria; in place now since the 11th February and still ongoing as of the 26th

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NORTHERN KURDISTAN: RUMOURS OF PEACE (TALKS)?

February 2017: Following the late night 45-minute phone call on February 7th between U.S. President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, CIA director, Mike Pompeo was in Ankara two days later for a short visit. “All eyes on

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Human Rights Watch, 2017 WORLD REPORT 

Human Rights Watch (HRW) have recently launched their World Report 2017 – Events of 2016

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Aslı Erdogan, WRITER TO BE TRIED AS “TERRORIST”

Aslı Erdoğan… as of November 25th held for 98 days (along with 70 year old linguist, Necmiye Alpay, held now for 86 days) in Istanbul’s Bakırköy women’s prison in Istanbul

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November in Northern Kurdistan

The Co-chairs and Deputies of the HDP who were detained in a large-scale operation last night

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