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Turkish government’s onslaught on the HDP continues amid the fight against the coronavirus 0

Between March 11 and May 10, the police intervened in 8 events organized to protest the government’s measures on the Covid-19 and 42 people were detained. In addition, an investigation was launched against two members of parliament for their critical statements on Covid-19 measures

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Water for Rojava

While the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s right-wing government continues to attack the Kurdish-led Rojava Revolution. One of its weapons of war is water

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Remember, Boycott Turkey, NOW! 0

The list of outrages perpetrated by the Turkish republic, under the authoritarian rule of Turkish President Erdoğan in recent years seem endless. The enormous silence surrounding these criminal acts is equally outrageous

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rEsistances!

Today, Liberation Day in Italy, streeen.org offers a selection of films from Cuba, Kurdistan, Colombia, Palestine and of course from Italy declining the rEsistances

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Fatih Akin: Yilmaz Güney was a master of realist cinema

Today the great Kurdish director Yilmaz Güney will be 83. He died prematurely in 1984 in Paris, where he was exiled. In 1982 he had won the Cannes Festival with the masterpiece “Yol”

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Asrın Law Office issues statement on Imralı meeting

The Asrin Law Office, which has represented Abdullah Öcalan since his arrest 21 years ago, has released a statement on the family visit to Imralı Island where Kurdish leader Abdullah is held together with Ömer Hayri Konar, Veysi Aktaş and

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Family members of YPJ fighter Çiçek Kobanê expelled from Turkey

Three members of the family of YPJ fighter Çiçek Kobanê (Dozgin Temo), who was wounded and imprisoned last October in the course of the Turkish invasion in the self-governing areas of northern Syria and has been held in custody since

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Russian official: Turkey displaced Kurds and replaced them with Turkmens

The Russian Coordination centre for reconciliation of opposing sides on the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic held a press conference on the latest developments in the region and the Turkish state’s use of refugees as a tool to blackmail

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Families visited Öcalan and 3 other prisoners in Imrali after 6 months

According to Asrin Law Office, family members of Imrali prisoners have visited their relatives. For the first time after six months in total isolation, Abdullah Öcalan and his fellow prisoners Ömer Hayri Konar and Veysi Aktaş were able to receive

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MERYEM KOBANE: THE OCCUPATION OF SEREKANIYE, TURKISH VENDETTA

Meryem Kobane was the general commander of the ypj (women’s defense units) in the region of kobane. Under her command the YPG (people’s defense units) and the YPJ have resisted the siege of the city by the jihadist for 4

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