Barring a few remaining uncertainties, the electoral choices against Erdoğan in Turkey for the early presidential and legislative elections in June are now known.
The Turkish occupation of Afrin caused a massive displacement of populations and now appears as a planned and wilfull ethnic cleansing with multiple humanitarian consequences.
Thanks to “Street Art” practitioner Banksy, Zehra Doğan is exhibited in New York. Thus has a butterfly’s flutter reached the heart of an American street and the eyes of its passersby.
Zehra Doğan is still in detention at the women’s maximum security prison in Diyarbakır. Writing to her is still possible, it’s easy, and it costs nothing other than a simple moment of humanity.
The Guardian February 23 2018 – par David Graeber Des militants islamistes – avec le soutien de l’armée turque – sèment le chaos dans une enclave de paix et de santé mentale dans la guerre syrienne.
C’est une interview réalisée en décembre 2014 par Pınar Öğünç, d’abord publiée en turc sur Evrensel puis en anglais sur Kurdish Question. Kedistan publie en guise d’archive, la traduction de ce reportage qui n’a rien perdu de son actualité…
The enclave of Afrin, 3rd canton in the Northern Syrian Democratic Federation, has been living under bombardment by Turkish F-16 and tanks since the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan decided on January 20 to attack this peaceful province
This is how mathematics work in the Turkish islamo-nationalist state, confident in the cowardice of the European powers who pretend not to see the train coming down the tracks.
During the conference by the Solidarity with Afrin Platform in Geneva to which participated Salih Muslim, spokesman for the PYD (Syrian Democratic Union Party), he criticized the position of Western countries supplying weapons to the Turkish Army. February 17 2018 – in French on RojInfo “Turkey sheds our blood with the weapons you supply”, Muslim declared, […]
Turkey is losing in Afrin, this is a certainty. It is losing both at the military and the political levels against the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) which is made up of a majority of Kurds with Arab and Christian elements. One might doubt this assessment, faced as they are by an army superior in numbers […]
Kedistan publiant le New York Times, on aura tout vu… Mais le reportage énonce pourtant entre les lignes, toute l’ambiguïté de la position américaine, tout en décrivant une réalité pour une fois non vue côté armée turque.
Martyrs or terrorists? Why such an ignoble question about women’s bodies in this dirty Turkish war around Afrin?
Since the 1959 visit of then Turkish President Celal Bayar, this was the first time a Turkish President met again with the Pope on his home ground. In 1998, Turgut Özal had paid a visit as Prime Minister.
Three exhibitions are ending, another one is upcoming in Paris. Each time, Zehra Doğan’s free and collective words hit the mark as the free part of her speaks out from her prison.
“Nous nous sommes battus pour notre démocratie. Maintenant, la Turquie veut la détruire”. Par NUJIN DERIKJAN. 29 janvier 2018
Because it suddenly becomes obvious that Picasso’s faces, those of the civilian victims of the bombings in Guernica, have a cruel similarity with those painted by Zehra Doğan.