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Outrage – and More Outrage …Lest we forget Hevrîn Khalaf

On 12 October 2019, Hevrîn Khalaf and her driver were killed by Turkish-backed Ahrar al-Sharqiya mercenaries near the M4 Motorway as part of the Turkish military invasion «Operation Spring Peace»

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Turkey: Decision to re-arrest writer Ahmet Altan a scandalous injustice

Ahmet Altan has committed no crime. He was released last Monday, following a unanimous court decision. His three years of pre-trial detention are a travesty of justice as is the sentence imposed on him.

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“Turkey seeks to open new lands for ISIS to prolong its life”

The General Command of the Military Councils in Al-Jazeera region called on human rights organizations, the European Union and the United Nations to take an anti-invasion stand

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Against Erasure: Art and Sudan’s Sit-in

More than 100 people were killed and hundreds injured in the government’s June 3 attack on a sit-in in Khartoum

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Turkey – Damned Again…

Turkey has continued to move further away from the European Union,” noted the commission in its annual report on enlargement, the European Commission’s  report on Ankara’s progress towards membership

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Dareen Tatour’s Appeal Partially Accepted: Poem Is Not a Crime

An update on the ongoing struggle of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour by Marcia Lynx Qualey of Arabit.org

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Extrajudicial Killing Dims Hopes for Colombia’s Demobilized FARC

Dimar Torres, a demobilized member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was shot just outside of Campo Alegre

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Öcalan’s lawyer: Isolation means war

Lawyer Ibrahim Bilmez is one of the lawyer of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan, from Asrin Hukuk Burosu

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Open Letter to UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Seven Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey have taken their own lives in the last three weeks

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