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‘The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan – Kurdistan, Women’s Revolution And Democratic Confederalism’

April 15 saw the launch of Abdullah Öcalan’s new book: The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan – Kurdistan, Women’s Revolution And Democratic Confederalism’ published by the British-based progressive publisher, Pluto Press

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“NOW LAWLESS” – TURKEY INDICTED AGAIN

The report “Turkey’s descent into arbitrariness: The end of rule of law”, slammed the Turkish state for its abuse of human rights

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Asli Erdoğan. Turkish Court Curtails Writer’s Travel

In the same month that a Turkish Court sentenced Zehra Doğan, artist and journalist, to almost 3 years in prison for a painting, an Istanbul court has reaffirmed the travel ban on writer Asli Erdoğan in the ongoing war against Freedom of Expression the Turkish State is currently engaged in

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TURKEY HUNGER STRIKES: DIALOGUE BEGINS

Dialogue has begun between prison authorities and the hunger-striking Kurdish prisoners held in in Edirne High Security Prison in the northwestern province.

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NORTHERN KURDISTAN: NEWROZ WELCOMES MORE POLITICAL PRISONERS ON HUNGER STRIKE

the countless Kurdish political prisoners held in Turkish jails, 26 of whom have been on hunger strike since early February

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KURDISH NEWROZ  CELEBRATED: RESIST!

The message from YBŞ and YJŞ draws attention to the ongoing hunger strikes of Kurdish political prisoners across Turkey’s jails that the world is, apparently, at present ignoring

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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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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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For Asli Erdogan

On November 15th, Margaret Atwood writes to Asl? Erdo?an in a Turkish prison: “you are not alone”

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Arrestato l’editore di Cumhuriyet, da venerdì 441 i membri dell’Hdp incarcerati

Turchia. Erdogan prosegue con la campagna epurativa delle opposizioni grazie al sostegno di una stampa e una magistratura purgate. Chiesto l’ergastolo per i 9 giornalisti del kurdo Ozgur Gundem

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Aybo?a: “We are facing yet another attack on kurdish people”

We asked Ercan Aybo?a, representative of the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement and author of the book “The Rojava Revolution”, his assessment of the latest events in Amed

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Subito raid contro il Pkk

Kurdistan. L’aviazione turca bombarda a un anno dalla strage di Suruc. Il 20 luglio 2015 un kamikaze dell’Isis uccise 33 giovani turchi: quel massacro inaugurò la campagna anti-kurda

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THE CIZRE REPORT

The report, compiled by the 4 HDP members who visited Cizre for 10 days after the blockade was lifted, collects the narrative from witnesses and attempts to document the list of atrocities perpetrated during the siege

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Erdo?an’s New Turkey Project

we are witnessing once again the full scale of the violent repression the Turkish state is capable of. Scores are thrown in jails every day, and of course the war against Kurds is back to levels seen in the ’90s

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The Long Road to Peace

Making peace, as Gerry Adams continues to reiterate, quoting Nelson Mandela, is much more difficult than making war

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Afghan refugee shot dead by police while trying to enter Bulgaria

Man was killed after police officer fired warning shots during scuffles on border with Turkey, when a bullet is said to have ricocheted

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Turkey attacks: Deadly violence in Istanbul and Sirnak

A wave of violent attacks hit Turkey on Monday, with five members of the security forces killed in the south-east and a bomb blast in Istanbul.

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