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TURKEY: DEALING DEATH BLOW TO DEMOCRACY

“If the law supposes that,” said Mr. Bumble,… “the law is a ass – a idiot. If that’s the eye of the law, the law is a bachelor; and the worst I wish the law is that his eye may be opened by experience – by experience.”

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November in Northern Kurdistan

The Co-chairs and Deputies of the HDP who were detained in a large-scale operation last night

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Detenidos diputados del HDP

El 4 de Noviembre a la 1.30 de la madrugada (hora local) se allanaron las casas de los parlamentarios del HDP (Partido Democrático de los Pueblos) y de la sede central del partido

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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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Turkey detention of Kurdish mayors is an attack on Kurdish democratic self-rule

After a detention order issued within the scope of an investigation against the PKK by Diyarbak?r Public Prosecutor’s Office, anti-terror units police detained Amed Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Gültan K??anak at Diyarbak?r Airport and co-mayor F?rat Anl?

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“In  the first 9 months…” TERROR IN ‘TURKISH’ KURDISTAN

There isn’t a poem or a text or a piece of music that can adequately describe the terror and the outrage and the pain inflicted on humans in the course of our long history

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By the Banks of the Tigris River My Soul Sat Down and Wept for the people of Cizîr?

“On 13 December 2015, the Turkish authorities renewed the curfew on Cizre city. The siege lasted until the 11 February 2016 and involved the use of heavy weapons, including tanks and artillery, in densely populated residential areas by the Turkish

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For The Kurdish People in Diyakabir and Beyond

Dear President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an, for fuck’s sake, stop killing people in Northern Kurdistan

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Erdogan declared war on Kurds

After the first general elections in Turkey in June 2015, some 186 people have died (44 of them children) as a result of the the violence promoted by government’s forces

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Sur (Diyarbakir) under attack

The photos we are presenting were taken in Sur (a district of Kurdistan “capital”, Amed-Diyarbakir). Here curfew was imposed 6 times since the summer. Ten people died in the area since July, 5 of them during the curfew

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