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Guerrilla Fighters of Kurdistan: A conversation with photographer Joey L.

Posted on by Naila Bozo

A few months back, a friend asked me if I could help a photographer translate a few interviews from his trip to Syria and Iraq. I agreed to do it without asking who the photographer was or about the content …

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Students arrested for commemorating Roboski massacre

Posted on by Ruwayda Mustafah Rabar

At least 90 students from Cukurova University have been arrested for attempting to commemorate the Roboski massacre (also referred to as Uludere massacre) in Adana on Thursday, 25th of December. Turkish F16 jets pounded a group of 40 Kurdish teenagers …

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Continuation of Human Rights Violations Against Kurds In Iran

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul. If one member is afflicted with pain, Other members uneasy will remain. Hassan Rouhani took the office of president this Saturday and it appears he did …

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Prosecutors decree confidentiality on the probe into Lice Massacre

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Confidentiality has been decreed on the probe regarding the massacre that took place during the protest against the construction of military outposts in the Kayacık village of Diyarbakır’s Lice district Diyarbakır Public Prosecution Office authorized with the 10th article of …

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Istanbul police injure 17-year old Dilan Alp on May Day

Posted on by Tasbeeh Herwees

Dilan Alp, a 17-year old Kurdish high school student, was rushed to the hospital after she was struck to the head by a police tear gas canister during May Day celebrations yesterday. According to AFP, at least 28 people, including riot police, …

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International support of Kurdish uprising in Syria

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

For a long time after the Syrian uprising began almost two years ago, West Kurdistan (the Kurdish northern parts of Syria, also called Rojava) remained free of fights between the regime and the Free Syrian Army. This has since changed …

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Kidnappings and Conflicts: Kurdish Civilians Heavily Affected in Syria

Posted on by Alliance for Kurdish Rights

Aleppo, Syria: One of the most diverse cities of Syria didn’t see any of the supposed ceasefire that was supposed to be implemented across Syria over Eid al Adha. Aleppo, which hosts a large Kurdish minority and has been the …

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ROJ TV appeal trial set to start October 29th

Posted on by Naila Bozo

The Kurdish television station ROJ TV was ruled guilty of acting as a mouthpiece for the Kurdish rebel group PKK on January 10th 2012 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The verdict was appealed and the new trial is set to start on …

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