آوریل, 2017

  • 28 آوریل

    Turkey Uncensored: ‘First, They Came For the Armenians’

    In 1936, the Turkish government requested that minority foundations provide a list of their own assets and properties. In 1974, new legislation was passed, banning non-Muslim trusts from owning more property than that which had been registered under their name in 1936. “The Turkish government continued the seizure of Armenian …

  • 25 آوریل

    Turkey’s War Crimes

    January 28, 1996 By Kani Xulam Just a few weeks ago, “The European”, a weekly newspaper published in London, England, had a picture with a warning on its front page. It showed a Turkish soldier holding the decapitated heads of two Kurds. The caption read: “Pictures that will shock the …

  • 25 آوریل

    Turkish state wants to finish what ISIS started: Kurdish Yazidi Commander

    Shingal Resistance Units (YBȘ) Commander Zerdeșt Șengali commented on the airstrikes by Turkish warplanes on the Yazidi homeland in the Kurdistan Region and said: “We will continue to do the same as when we didn’t surrender and resisted in the August 3 [ISIS attack] and March 3 [Roj-Pesh attack]. We have the strength for …

  • 24 آوریل

    A Forgotten Past: Anzac and the Armenian Genocide

    On April 24, 1915, the day before Anzac soldiers landed amid a hail of rifle-fire on the beaches of Gallipoli, 250 Armenians were seized from their homes in the Ottoman Empire. Politicians, priests and poets, the essence of Armenian cosmopolitan life, would never be heard from again. It was the …

  • 24 آوریل

    Denial of the Armenian Genocide should concern us all

    In April 2015 the centenary of the genocide was marked in Turkey by a burgeoning civil society movement, that has been bravely engaged in these issues for more than a decade. Since then the situation in Turkey has deteriorated sharply. The Turkish state’s list of “enemies” is growing every day; …

  • 23 آوریل

    The Kurdish asylum detainee who shot a film in secret

    The filmmaker holds hope that day will come, but there is no certainty. Mr Boochani fled Iran after his work as an editor of a magazine, Werya, attracted the attention of authorities, who were unhappy with its promotion of Kurdish culture and politics. Source  http://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-39601578?SThisFB

  • 23 آوریل

    Iranian president Hassan Rouhani ‘plagiarised PhD thesis at Scottish university’

    A Scottish university has confirmed it received a complaint that Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, plagiarised part of the thesis for the doctorate he obtained in the 1990s. “I do not know if Mr Rouhani has engaged in plagiarism or not. What I do know is Glasgow Caledoninan is not …

  • 23 آوریل

    Ongoing Turkish airstrikes target Qandil


  • 23 آوریل

    Turkey referendum fraud is being exposed 

    Now more stories have emerged with regard to alleged vote-rigging,  While citizens can only vote in the district of his or her official residence and at its registered polling station, several thousand seasonal agricultural workers from eastern Turkey are working in the west of the country. Even though they did …

  • 22 آوریل

    Continuous imprisonment  of pro-Kurdish deputies

    The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Burcu Çelik was arrested by a Muş court on Wednesday for “membership in an armed terrorist organization” and “attempting to destroy the unity of the state and nation.” Çelik was reportedly sent to Muş Prison late on Wednesday. Source  https://www.turkishminute.com/2017/04/20/turkey-jails-another-pro-kurdish-deputy-bringing-total-to-14/