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“A Difficult Year in Turkey”? You’re tellin’ me…

International Observatory of Human Rights have added to the long list of the country’s human rights violations in their recent 2018 in Review: Human Rights Violations in Turkey

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The theory and practice of the Kurdish Women’s Movement: an interview in Diyarbakir

One of the undisputed achievements of the Kurdish movement in Turkey and Syria is the advancement of women in social, economic, and political domains of life

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Human Rights. TURKEY ON ‘TRIAL’  Finally

the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal will meet on 15 & 16 March to examine the crimes committed by the Turkish Republic against the Kurdish people, both on its own (and Kurdish) territory and abroad

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TURKEY: KURDISH DEPUTIES JAILED

HDP Deputy İdris Baluken was sentenced by the Diyarbakir 8th High Criminal Court to 16 years and eight months in jail

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Poem in November. In memory of Tahir Elçi & Sergio Finardi

Tahir Elçi, Kurdish Lawyer and Human Rights defender, assassinated November 28, 2015 in Diyarbakir; Sergio Finardi, human rights defenders, died 03 December, 2015, Chicago

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Tahir Elçi. ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN NOVEMBER, 2015

On a day this week, 28 November, 2015, Tahir Elçi, Kurd, Lawyer and Human Rights defender was shot in Diyarbakir, Northern Kurdistan

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Cegerxwîn Academy of Arts: resisting cultural genocide

Ilhan Bakir is the director of the Cegerxwîn Cultural Center in Amed (Diyarbakir) and it is here, in the center’s confortable building that we meet him

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NO END TO THE SILENCE: human rights situation in South-East Turkey

Further details emerged on the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Right’s concerns at Turkey’s war

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I lived fighting all my life – Sakine Cansiz- Part One

Sakine Cansız, a co-founder of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), was murdered in Paris on 9 January 2013. Years ago, Sakine had told us about her first years in the Kurdish struggle and her search for a full and free life

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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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