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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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HDP pays tribute to journalist Hrant Dink on 14th anniversary of his murder

Post Views: 8 Today marks the 14th anniversary of the murder of journalist Hrant Dink. The HDP said: “We know well who Dink’s killer are.”

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The Struggle for Kobanê – A Future for Kurds?

This week in September marks the 6th (since September 2014) anniversary of the Islamic State/Daesh’s advance on and siege of the Kurdish city of Kobanê

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Kurdish-led SDF liberate Raqqa

Brigadier General Talal Silo, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced to the world media the fall of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed capital, on Tuesday, 17 October

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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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KURDISH HUNGER STRIKES. INTENSIFY DESPITE HOPES OF DIALOGUE

there is now serious concern that after an unbelievable 54 days on hunger strike (as of April 9th) a number of prisoners are passing the point of no return

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“Displaced and Dispossessed”. Turkey Condemned for Forced Exodus of Kurds from Diyarbakir

Tuesday, 6th December 2016, Amnesty International release their report “DISPLACED AND DISPOSSESSED: SUR RESIDENTS’ RIGHT TO RETURN HOME”.

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Turkey detention of Kurdish mayors is an attack on Kurdish democratic self-rule

After a detention order issued within the scope of an investigation against the PKK by Diyarbak?r Public Prosecutor’s Office, anti-terror units police detained Amed Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Gültan K??anak at Diyarbak?r Airport and co-mayor F?rat Anl?

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“In  the first 9 months…” TERROR IN ‘TURKISH’ KURDISTAN

There isn’t a poem or a text or a piece of music that can adequately describe the terror and the outrage and the pain inflicted on humans in the course of our long history

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The Turkish military is attacking Kurdish civilians in Kobane

the Turkish military crossed the border and attacked the civilians with tear gas, water cannons and bullets. *Until now 41 civilians have been injured and one 19 year old man was killed

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