Two Kurdish teenagers have been arrested by Turkish authorities in Derik district of Mardin on alleged membership of a terrorist organisation. The minors, aged 16 and 17 were detained for participatin...

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 S...

On Thursday, reports spread on social media that activist Kader Ortakaya had been shot by the Turkish army when she was forming part of a human chain by the Suruç-Kobanê border. The 28-year-old soci...

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 ...

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 Satu...

The fierce battle between the terrorist group Islamic State (IS) and the Kurdish military forces (YPG, YPJ) for Kobanê has now entered its fourth week. Kobanê is one of three cantons in the Kurdish ...

The Women’s Initiative for Peace (based in Turkey) is calling on everyone to take a stand against Turkey´s proposal of creating a buffer zone in Syria. The statement can be read in full below: Urge...

When Turkey’s ruling party AKP announced its “democratic package” that among other things included reforms meant to address Kurdish calls for greater rights, some people expressed hope in this p...