• Plenary Session on Kobane: MEPs call on Turkey to do more to help Syrian city under threat by IS

    Plenary Session on Kobane: MEPs call on Turkey to do more to help Syrian city under threat by IS

    Turkey should do more to help Kurds fight off the IS threat in Kobane, many MEPs said in a debate on the besieged Syrian city on 22 October. They also condemned the violence by IS and said more should be [...]

     
  • Worldwide solidarity with Saturday Mothers on the 500th week

    Worldwide solidarity with Saturday Mothers on the 500th week

    Sixteen years ago, on 28 May 1995, a group of mostly women from different age groups met in Galatasaray Square, in the central Taksim area of Istanbul and sat down in front of the Galatasaray School. They were holding pictures [...]

     
  • House raids in Bregenz: 5 Kurds taken into custody

    House raids in Bregenz: 5 Kurds taken into custody

    Five people, including the co-president of the people’s assembly of Bregenz, Tahsin Akçakoca, was arrested after house raids carried out in Bregenz in Austria yesterday. Within the scope of the protests organised in solidarity with the resistance of Kobanê, a [...]

     
  • Muslim: Victory is close in Kobanê

    Muslim: Victory is close in Kobanê

    PYD Co-President Salih Muslim has said in an interview to ANF that Turkey’s chicanery is continuing over Kobanê and that YPG forces have inflicted heavy losses on ISIS gangs. Muslim stressed the importance of the Dohuk Accord, adding: “In Kobanê [...]

     
  • AI: Detention of Kobanê refugees must be investigated

    AI: Detention of Kobanê refugees must be investigated

    Ninety-five refugees from the city of Kobani, Syria, who had been unlawfully detained in a sports hall in the Turkish border town of Suruç since 5 October have been released. They must be given access to medical care and an [...]

     
  • European Left going to Kobanê border

    European Left going to Kobanê border

    A delegation led by French Communist Party (PCF) National Secretary Pierre Laurent is to go to the Kobanê border on 27 October to meet the people. The delegation will consist of members of left parties from Germany, Greece, Italy, Denmark [...]

     
  • Bianet intern killed in clashes in Kobanê

    Bianet intern killed in clashes in Kobanê

    Hakan Çelik (25), a former intern of the Bianet media outlet was killed in defense of the Kobanê town of West Kurdistan, Rojava, during fight against ISIS gangs. YPG Press Center released yesterday the names of 8 individuals who were [...]