Swiss MP says Turkey selling looted Syrian olive oil to fund militia

Swiss lawmaker Bernhard Guhl has informed authorities that Turkey could be exporting olive oil plundered in Syria in its military op there, but then being labelled as Turkish

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One Year on From Afrin, and now East of the Euphrates: More War?

“The goal of the United States from delaying this agreement is to make room for Turkey to enter easily when the US withdraw from its military bases…” (Syrian Observatory for Human Rights)

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Syria: US withdrawal does not erase Coalition’s duty towards Raqqa’s devastated civilians

UPDATE: This has been modified to reflect a clarification by US forces that the early stages of the withdrawal involve military equipment, but not troops, leaving Syria

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Terrorism policing: the YPG/YPJ, an ally abroad but a danger at home?

The erratic treatment members of the YPG/YPJ receive at the hands of Europe’s counterterrorism networks doesn’t look set to change in the near future

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Ankara’s only goal in Syria is exterminating Kurds

Attacking Rojava means the end of Turkish-Kurdish peace chances

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Turkish news site indicted for citing Armenian Genocide in Afrin report

PanARMENIAN.Net – A Turkish prosecutor has prepared an indictment against Necla Demir, the publisher of the Turkish news site Gazete Karınca, over three reports one of which attributed the motivation behind Turkey’s attacks on Afrin, Syria to “the 1915 mindset,”

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Article 13 is almost finished – and it will change the internet as we know it

Negotiations about the EU copyright reform law have resumed: After missing the original Christmas deadline, negotiators for the European Parliament and Council are now aiming to finalise the text on January 21, 2019

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Why are 162 Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike?

Sarah Glynn, committee member of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan, explains the context behind a mass hunger strike in Turkish prisons

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Sinn Fein MEP calls for international action for Leyla Guven

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson has called for international action in support of Kurdish politician Leyla Guven who is currently on hunger strike and is now in critical condition

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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