• Ankara governate bans LGBT activities

    Ankara governate bans LGBT activities

    The governor of Ankara banned the LGBT group’s activities on November 20, Transgender Day of Remembrance. Turkish governor said they fear that the activities may cause provocations. The LGBT groups were planning discussion panels and film screenings on the day […]

     
  • Germany in talks with Interpol to protect refugees from Turkey

    Germany in talks with Interpol to protect refugees from Turkey

    According to reports by WDR and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the Federal Criminal Police will inform Interpol in case if there are any doubts about the legality of a search warrant of another Interpol member state. Turkey occasionally puts Kurdish politicians, socialists and […]

     
  • EU turns off the fountain of money to Turkey

    EU turns off the fountain of money to Turkey

    After years of crises and tension EU finally decided to cut the financial aid to Turkey for its provisional budget for 2018.  The European Parliament and the Member States have agreed on EU’s budget for the year 2018. The provisional […]

     
  • Gerry Adams: Ocalan should not be imprisoned

    Gerry Adams: Ocalan should not be imprisoned

    In a video message published by International Campaign, Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams called for freedom of Abdullah Ocalan and said: “I watched efforts to bring peace and I admire greatly what Abdullah has been trying to do. He should […]

     
  • BBC’s credibility at stake

    BBC’s credibility at stake

    In a report relying on statements by terrorists and smugglers, BBC cast false charges on the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) that eliminated Islamic State (ISIS) and eradicated it from its capital and main base of operations in Syria. BBC states […]

     
  • Kurdish and German politicians: Ban on Kurdish symbols unlawful

    Kurdish and German politicians: Ban on Kurdish symbols unlawful

    A press conference was held in German parliament on Friday with the participation of Left Party (Die Linke) MP Ulla Jelpke, Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MP Tugba Hezer, Co-chair of Democratic Kurdish Society Center in Germany (NAV-DEM) Ayten Kaplan and […]

     
  • Rukayya from Deir ez-Zor: “Now I can defend myself and my people”

    Rukayya from Deir ez-Zor: “Now I can defend myself and my people”

    Rukayya Ali Ali fled ISIS along with her family and sought refuge in Hesekê. She was influenced by the notions of equality, fraternity and women’s liberation developed by the Rojava revolution in Hesekê and she joined the self-defense force HPC, […]