Turkey

Dutch Kurds call on Netherlands to ally against Erdogan

According to the Kurdish organization, the Turkish ultra-nationlist organization MHP called on it’s youth militias to carry out actions in Europe. “This group is responsible for mass murders in the east of Turkey, in Kurdistan, but also for attacks on Kurdish organizations over the last 20 years,” DEM-NED added. “We …

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Erdogan’s Obsession With Killing Kurds Could Necessitate a US-Russia Alliance in Syria

We’re not joking: Turkey has become so crazy that it might require Russia and the U.S. to team up in northern Syria. Actually, we suspect there is already a high level of cooperation that is not being publicly disclosed, for political reasons. Source  http://russia-insider.com/en/turkey-has-become-so-crazy-it-might-necessitate-us-russia-alliance-syria/ri19156

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An Interview with Dilar

As a Kurd, you can never run from your identity, because your identity is essentially political and the level of your political consciousness acts as a self-defense as the only way to secure your survival and existence. That is why insistence on the free expression of your self-determined identity is …

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Fears of massacre Curfew in 18 Kurdish villages

The Democratic Society Congress (DTK), Free Women’s Movement (TJA) Democratic Regions’ Party (DBP) and Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) released a statement calling attention to the risk of a massacre during the curfew and military operation in 18 villages of Lice. “We cannot receive news from the people living in these 18 villages in …

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Demirbaş: I’ll Fight for Freedom Even if I’m Jailed for 1,000 Years

 In light of the recent violence in Turkey, particularly the Turkish state’s assault on the mostly Kurdish cities and towns in the southeast, the Armenian Weekly spoke with Abdullah Demirbaş, the former mayor of Diyarbakir’s Sur municipality. Demirbaş was imprisoned by the authorities from August to October 2015; he was released from …

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