• Soldiers attack people in Varto: at least 10 wounded

    Soldiers attack people in Varto: at least 10 wounded

    Turkish soldiers and police launched a brutal attack against a road block action on the Varto-Karliova-Erzurum highway organized in protest at the deadly attack of the Turkish army on 19 August to demolish the statue of Mahsum Korkmaz in Lice. [...]

     
  • UN: Over 191,000 people killed in Syrian civil war

    UN: Over 191,000 people killed in Syrian civil war

    An updated analysis carried out by data specialists on behalf of the UN Human Rights Office has led to the compilation of a list of 191,369 cases of individuals reported killed in Syria between March 2011 and the end of [...]

     
  • Mass grave opened in Catak

    Mass grave opened in Catak

    A mass grave in the Gorentas area of the Catak district of Van, containing the bodies of 26 guerrillas who lost their lives in clashes in 1998, has been opened. The grave was opened after a court decision demanded by [...]

     
  • HPG-YJA STAR guerrillas reach Duhok

    HPG-YJA STAR guerrillas reach Duhok

    A group of HPG- YJA STAR guerrillas has reached the Duhok area and taken up positions in the mountains around the city in order to protect the people from ISIS attacks. A guerrilla detachment from the Medya Defence Areas reached [...]

     
  • HPG-BIM: 12 soldiers and policemen killed in guerrilla actions

    HPG-BIM: 12 soldiers and policemen killed in guerrilla actions

    People’s Defence Forces Press Office HPG-BIM said in a statement on Thursday that guerrilla forces had carried out a series of retaliatory actions on Wednesday evening in response to the attacks in Lice where a civilian was killed by Turkish [...]

     
  • DBP and HDP delegation in Rojava

    DBP and HDP delegation in Rojava

    A delegation of DBP (Party of Democratic Regions) and HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) deputies and mayors has arrived at Newroz Camp which was recently formed for Yezidi refugees who found shelter in Rojava after fleeing the brutality of Islamic State [...]

     
  • YPG General Commander: They woke up when guns turned on them

    YPG General Commander: They woke up when guns turned on them

    In an interview with ANF, the General Commander of YPG (People’s Protection Units) in West Kurdistan talked about the attacks of ISIS on South Kurdistan, the massacres of ISIS in Sinjar and the recent reactions of the international powers against [...]