I am the corpse of the Other… The Kurd you call “terrorist”. The Armenian you insult. The Greek whose home you confiscated, The Rom you throw out, the Arab you despise.
This is a new translation of an article published in Turkish, denouncing the trivialization of torture in Turkey, not to say its promotion by groups and factions within and outside the State.
Le couple Tuğba Günal et Birhan Erkutlu vivent depuis 14 ans dans cette vallée, abreuvée par la rivière d’Alakır, dans la partie méditerranéenne de la Turquie.
Following a judiciary decision banning his book “Rojava: Kürtlerin Zamanı” (Rojava: the time of the Kurds) Turkish investigative reporter Fehim Taştekin, whose reports on Syria have aroused interest in the general public, published a reaction on his Twitter account Wednesday.
After 13 days in custody and in isolation, journalist-photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan, was placed in preventive detention in Istanbul on September 13 under the now-traditional accusation of belonging to a terrorist organization.
We recently published an interview with Ercan Jan Aktaş, concerning conscientious objection in Turkey, and the aggravation of conditions for conscientious objectors under the state of emergency.
Avant les rencontres de l’Ecologie sociale de Bilbao fin octobre. Catalogne • “Voies sans issue : le municipalisme libertaire comme solution”
As could have been predicted, the sequels to the referendum initiated by Massoud Barzani in Kurdistan do not in any way resemble a path strewn with rose petals.
Zeynep Koçak questioned author and journalist Ercan Jan Aktaş, a conscientious objector now exiled in France… A friendly interview, published in Turkish in Kopuntu on September 30th 2017.
Archeologists have insisted on being involved in the demolition and reconstruction projects carried out in the historical neighborhood of Sur (Diyarbakır), destroyed by Turkish governmental forces.
Turkey declared on Saturday that rebel Syrian groups had launched a military operation in Idlib Syria, where a Djihadist alliance is blocking efforts for an imposed truce between insurgents and the Syrian government.
La timide solidarité qui s’exprime dans les pays européens vis à vis de l’opposition en Turquie, et se manifeste par des colloques, tables rondes, voire, les jours de fête, par des déclarations lors de sessions parlementaires européennes, utilise un langage qui exclut toute analyse politique réelle.
Ferhat Öncü is one of the HDP members of Parliament imprisoned in Turkey… He represents the town of Şırnak and has been in detention since November 4 2016. He was arrested along with nine other members of Parliament, including HDP Co-Presidents Selahattin Demirtaş and Figen Yüksekdağ. Today a life sentence to be served in full was requested against […]
La “Semaine Culturelle du Kurdistan” s’est tenue à Bruxelles, avec une forte participation. L’organisation de cette quatrième Semaine Culturelle du Kurdistan, qui s’est déroulée du 28 septembre au 1er octobre, fut à l’initiative d’organisations comme l’Institut Kurde de Bruxelles, le KNK (Congrès National du Kurdistan), NAV-BEL (Centre social kurde de Bruxelles),
Fatoş İrven, or “İrwen” (with the Kurdish spelling she commonly uses) a Kurdish woman, teacher and artist was thrown in jail following a court decision resting on no evidence – in application of the “anti-terrorist” law, of course.