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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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Another Soul on IceTurkey’s Ongoing Attack on ‘Freedom’

Ahmet Altan, 69 year old writer…is in cell in Silivri Prison, on the outskirts of Istanbul

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Understanding Turkish Expansionism: Impose a No Fly Zone!

Turkey has been occupying Cyprus, parts of Syria and Iraq and has continued to violate the air space of its neighbors.
Turkey is killing Kurdish civilians on an almost daily basis

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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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“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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Terrorism policing: the YPG/YPJ, an ally abroad but a danger at home?

The erratic treatment members of the YPG/YPJ receive at the hands of Europe’s counterterrorism networks doesn’t look set to change in the near future

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Ankara’s only goal in Syria is exterminating Kurds

Attacking Rojava means the end of Turkish-Kurdish peace chances

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WHY WON’T TURKEY TALK PEACE WITH THE KURDS?

Is there not something absurd (if not for the cost in human suffering) in Turkey’s ruling coalition’s deep seated venom for the social and cultural presence of this not-Turkish people?

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“Imperialism Has No Friends”

Two strategies, one goal: the United States and the Kurdish movement in Syria

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