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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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Aslı Erdogan, WRITER TO BE TRIED AS “TERRORIST”

Aslı Erdoğan… as of November 25th held for 98 days (along with 70 year old linguist, Necmiye Alpay, held now for 86 days) in Istanbul’s Bakırköy women’s prison in Istanbul

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Jailed Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan calls on Europe to stand up for its values

Turkish novelist Asli Erdogan has been in jail since August 19 for alleged links to Kurdish militants. She has written an urgent plea for European leaders to speak out against current developments in Turkey

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For Asl? Erdo?an

On November 15th, Margaret Atwood writes to Asl? Erdo?an in a Turkish prison: “you are not alone”

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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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Turkey sends ammunitions to gangs in Syria

The Turkish state gathers gang groups around Aleppo and Bab and dispatches weapons to the gangs

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