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’Decentralization’ remains central aim of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party

’Decentralization’ remains central aim of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish partyGÖKSEL BOZKURT – SERKAN DEM?RTA?ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News Urging decentralization of the Turkish state, the co-chairwoman of the country’s largest pro-Kurdish party says it is a possible solution to the Kurdish question

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US Journalist Deported from Turkey After Reporting on Plight of Kurds 0

US Journalist Deported from Turkey After Reporting on Plight of Kurds AMY GOODMAN: We begin today with the American journalist Jake Hess, who was arrested in Turkey nearly two weeks ago and deported back to the United States over the

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Turkish government established dialogue with Ocalan

Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) says Turkish government established dialogue with Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan before the ceasefire declaration on August 13.Kurdish Democratic Confederation (KCK) released a statement regarding speculations on Turkish governments dialogue with Ocalan. KCK said they have definitive

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Ocalan unveils pillars of Democratic Autonomy

Imprisoned leader of PKK Abdullah Ocalan said it is a historical period that we are going through and Democratic Autonomy is the solution project of the Kurds.In the course of his regular lawyer’s visit, the imprisoned Kurdish leader announced political,

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PKK announced new unilateral ceasefire

The PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) announced a new unilateral ceasefire that will last until 20th September. PKK’s frame organisation, KCK released a statement in which it said that Kurdish guerrillas will hold their fire until 20 September. Kurdish guerrillas would

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Shocking Images of Dead Kurdish Fighters 0

Shocking Images of Dead Kurdish FightersTurkey Accused of Using Chemical Weapons against PKKby Daniel Steinvorth and Yassin Musharbash German experts have confirmed the authenticity of photographs that purport to show PKK fighters killed by chemical weapons. The evidence puts increasing

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Story of Ozgur

Can you smell this? It is the smell of war. It gets you on the throat, is everywhere”. The young man smells the air and invite us to do the same. War has a smell. Sour, intense. Is the smell

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CPT notes improvement in Ocalan’s detention but will keep monitoring

European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) released the report on the condition of Abdullah Ocalan accompanied by Turkish government’s response. According to the report the conditions are getting better but not

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Kurdistan Freedom Fighters issue warning to tourists going to Turkey

TAK (Kurdistan Freedom Falcons) has issued a statement warning tourists not to choose Turkey as their holidays destination.Claiming responsibility for an attack in Istanbul on 8 June in which 15 police officers were injured, the armed group adds that “this

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Erdo?an speaks war and vows revenge for PKK attack

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, ministers, Chief of General Staff ?lker Ba?bu? and Force Commanders  came to Van to attend the funeral of 11 soldiers who died in the attack by Kurdish guerrilla in ?emdinli/Hakkari, yesterday.Among the ministers were

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