• Tuncel: If you want a solution why all these arrests?

    Tuncel: If you want a solution why all these arrests?

    HDK Co-spokesperson and HDP MP Sebahat Tuncel has drawn attention to the mass political arrests carried out recently by the AKP government, saying: “If you want a solution, why are you carrying out these operations? Why do you not take […]

     
  • International Criminal Court to begin prosecuting ISIS

    International Criminal Court to begin prosecuting ISIS

    In an interview with German newspaper Sodoichi Zeitung published on Thursday, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, Fatou Bensouda confirmed that she is looking into starting prosecutions against the ISIS gang fighters. In response to a question about what […]

     
  • Civilians in Tel Shair take shelter in Kobanê

    Civilians in Tel Shair take shelter in Kobanê

    Problems are mounting for civilians in Kobanê as the resistance to ISIS attacks continues for a 68th day. In addition to ISIS attacks winter has set in, forcing civilians to return to the city. Civilians in the Tel Shair area […]

     
  • 25 November border programme announced

    25 November border programme announced

    The programme for the 25 November women’s solidarity day at the Kobanê border has been announced. Democratic Free Women’s Movement (DÖKH) is organising various activities around the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on 25 November. As […]

     
  • DBP Young Women’s Assembly founded

    DBP Young Women’s Assembly founded

    DBP (Party of Democratic Regions, formerly BDP) Young Women’s Assembly has announced foundation following a meeting in the main Kurdish city Amed. In a written statement announcing foundation, DBP Young Women’s Assembly said they attributed the Assembly to Arîn Mîrkan […]

     
  • ‘Canton administrations in Rojava should be contacted directly’

    ‘Canton administrations in Rojava should be contacted directly’

    Gisela Pentaker, from Doctors Without Borders, spoke at a panel organised by the German Green Party in Hannover, saying that ISIS attacks and the trade embargo had not prevented the people of Rojava from developing their model. Green MP Kinder […]

     
  • Final resolution of Êzîdî Conference at EP issued

    Final resolution of Êzîdî Conference at EP issued

    A conference on “The Middle East and the Êzîdîs” organised in the European Parliament has concluded with the publication of a final resolution, calling for assistance from international powers. The conference, jointly organised in Brussels by the Peoples Democracy Party, […]