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Turkey’s Erdogan facing resistance to his dictatorial rule

“Democracy is like a tram; you get off when you have reached your destination.” The comment by Recep Tayyip Erdogan – made more than 20 years ago when he was first elected mayor of Istanbul – sums up the Machiavellian cynicism of Turkey’s authoritarian president

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Against the ECHR judgment, the AKP has accelerated its pursuit for a move to ‘finish the job’

Political pressure has already begun for the Appeal Court to hear and uphold the Istanbul Aggravated Felony Court’s completely unlawful sentence of 4-year-and-8-months imprisonment ruled last month in the case where I was tried with my colleague Sırrı Süreyya Önder

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“On the detentions against the HDP members ahead of local elections”

Friday 26 October, with Turkey’s local election date just announced, Turkish local elections are set to take place on March 31, 2019

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Turkey looks ahead to a strongman era

In the latest test of his leadership, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan proved once more why he is Turkey’s most preeminent politician and its most dominant leader since Mustafa Kemal Attaturk

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The Struggle for Peace in Northern Kurdistan…

In amidst the deep silence of the western  media in the face of the violent suppression of Turkey’s Kurds

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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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Ercan 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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Ozgur Gundem closed, journalists detained

Twenty-four journalists were detained with charges of resisting arrest in the raid on the newspaper building following the court decision to close down Özgür Gündem

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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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