TURKEY has stepped up its persecution of the Kurdish people as a court sentenced the co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) to five months in jail late on Tuesday.
HDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtas was convicted of insulting the Turkish people and state...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
PROTESTERS demanded an end to war crimes against Kurds as they gathered outside the Turkish embassy in London yesterday.
The demonstration, called by the Kurdish People’s Assembly UK, followed urgent appeals for international solidarity from the Turkish HDP (People’s...
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
Kurdish solidarity activists march on London
Monday 13th Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
SYRIA’S Kurdish-led People’s Protection Units said yesterday that they were set to cut Isis lines to besieged Deir Ezzor after receiving armoured vehicles from the US.
Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman Talal Silo said a new front would be opened in the Wrath of...
Wednesday 1st Feb 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
NEW YORK-BASED Human Rights Watch (HRW) accused Iraq’s Kurdistan regional government yesterday of torturing children suspected of connections to Isis.
The children, who have not faced formal charges, recount being held in stress positions, burned with cigarettes, shocked with...
Monday 30th Jan 2017
If this article was published in Turkey, STEVE SWEENEY could be jailed, tortured and beaten
Saturday 21st Jan 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
SYRIAN Kurdish leaders have warned that Monday’s peace talks in Kazakhstan are “doomed to fail” after they were excluded from the negotiations at Turkey’s insistence.
The Democratic Union Party, the parent organisation of the YPG militia fighting to capture the...
Friday 20th Jan 2017
Recapture spells setback for YPG guerillas
Wednesday 11th Jan 2017
TURKISH officials may have influenced police investigations into allegations of fundraising for supposed terrorist groups, a Kurdish solidarity organisation said yesterday.
Edinburgh counter-terrorism police have confirmed that they are investigating a number of individuals over claims...
Tuesday 10th Jan 2017
A YOUNG man has become the third British person to be killed fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Isis death cult in Syria.
Ryan Lock, a 20-year-old chef from Chichester, West Sussex, reportedly died in the struggle to regain the Syrian city of Raqqa on December 21.
Wednesday 4th Jan 2017