Category: Terror

In Turkey, a Child is a Terrorist

Posted on by Naila Bozo

First a picture of a boy. Then a black flood overlaid with meter upon meter of red, yellow and green fabric, moving in waves on the shoulders of those beneath it. Finally pale hands, dark hands, wrinkled, callused, steady hands …

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A false Messiah: Turkey’s negative role in the Middle East

Posted on by Naila Bozo

This article is cross-posted from New Internationalist It has been called ‘the secret war’, ‘the unknown war’ and ‘a war inside a war’; all names for a battle that began when the Islamic State (IS) launched its attack on Kobanê, …

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Pictures: Worldwide Protests In Solidarity With Kobane

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Today, Kurds and non-Kurds alike took to the streets all over the world to show their solidarity with the ongoing Kurdish fighters who are defending the city of Kobane against Daesh (IS) attacks that have been going on for at …

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Saturday Mothers Come Together For The 500th Week

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Today marks the 500th week that the Saturday Mothers have gathered in a public square in Istanbul to demand justice for their family members who went missing at the hand of the Turkish state. The Saturday Mothers are women of …

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Yezidi refugees without passports denied access to Turkey

Posted on by Asli Sena Kücükyildiz

In his last speech he held as the head of AKP last week, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed: “The only country that opened its doors to the Yezidis is Turkey, we have accepted 2 thousand Yezidis and are sending help to …

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Interview with Zerin Khalaf, a Yezidi Kurd

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

The disastrous situation in Kurdish cities in Iraq and northern Iraq continues after The Islamic State (IS) a week ago took control of cities in the area. Up to 150,000 Yezidi Kurds are still trapped in the mountains and they …

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Yezidi residents in danger after Islamic State seizes Şengal

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Militant fighters from the Islamic State (IS) have on Sunday attacked the Yezidi village Siba Sheikh Khidir and surrounding villages, writes Êzîdî Press. Kurdish peshmerge units and armed Yezidi residents joined forces to resist IS advancing into territory under Kurdish …

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Remembering Halabja: 26 years later

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Today marks the 26th anniversary of the Halabja Genocide that claimed the lives of more than 5,000 Kurdish civilians in a poison gas attack carried out by the state of Iraq on the orders of then president Saddam Hussein. The …

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