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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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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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KURDISH, Armenian, and Christian groups have warned that legislation signed as one of the last acts of the outgoing Trump administration gives Turkey the green light to continue “cultural genocide” against the country’s minorities.

Post Views: 0 In what has been described as a disastrous last minute move, the US signed a bilateral US-Turkey Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) granting Turkey legal rights over the religious and cultural heritage of all indigenous people and minorities.

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Syrian government approach non solution-orientated

Post Views: 0 After the agreement between the SDF and the Syrian army, the government in Damascus relies on methods that do not serve to solve the problems, announces the autonomous administration of North and East Syria. The Autonomous Administration

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WKI President: We call upon President Trump to reverse his decision

The Washington Kurdish Institute (WKI) strongly condemns US President Donald Trump’s decision to allow Turkey to invade the Kurdish region of Syria

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People of Serêkaniyê: We will defend our land

Post Views: 2 Responding to the threats of occupation issued by AKP leader Tayyip Erdoğan against northern and eastern Syria regions, Serêkaniyê people reiterated that they would resist the occupation. Salih Mistefa said that despite the establishment of a “border security

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Six years ago Roboski Massacre

Post Views: 1 On the night of 28 December 2011, Turkish Armed Forces’ warplanes bombed an area on the border with Southern Kurdistan (Iraqi Kurdistan).   The bombs killed 34 mostly young men on their way back from the Iraqi

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No Ordinary Elections for Turkey

Post Views: 1 by Orsola Casagrande Turkey goes to the polls on Sunday. Voters will say if President Erdogan could change the Costitution and be crowned absolute leader “We need to move 600 thousand votes to HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party)

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Elecciones generales en Turquía

Post Views: 0 El próximo 7 de junio Turquía celebrará un proceso electoral que sin exagerar se puede calificar de definitorio en aspectos esenciales de su futuro. En este hermoso y contradictorio país las pugnas electorales se viven, como casi

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