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.
The Turkish President’s spokesperson Ibrahim Kalın has declared that “all is ready for an intervention in Efrîn.” The AKP’s attacks and threats against the gains of the Kurdish people continue.
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 […]
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.
Gabar was a French national who joined the YPG in Rojava. He was interviewed for a book titled “La Commune du Rojava”, éditions SyllepsE, 2017. Wounded at that time, Gabar had vowed to return to the fight.
Memed Aksoy, a Kurdo-British film-maker died in Raqqa, victim of an attack by ISIS that also killed a Kurdish journalist and fighters.
I’d been off Facebook for a while. I’d had enough of it; most of all, I didn’t find any social usefulness to this media. And yet its a damned useful information relay, as long as censorship doesn’t cut us off.
He lived with close friends in Gazi, one of Istanbul’s popular and revolutionary neighborhoods. Like all young journalists, he did not have a fixed roof or home. He wandered like a pilgrim with his backpack and took photos.
According to his agency 140journos, photographer Çağdaş Erdoğan has been arrested in Istanbul. He was officially arrested on September 13 on the now-traditional accusation of belonging to a terrorist organization.
The mainstream media don’t talk much about Rojava and even less about what goes on there. They never talk about women’s struggles. Quickly forget that the masculine and the virile do not have a monopoly on resistance, courage and armed struggle.
The Václav Havel İstanbul Prize was awarded to Burhan Sönmez for his novel İstanbul İstanbul, translated in 25 languages.
Kazım Kızıl, aka “Ka”, journalist at Kamera Sokak, photographer and video activist, was taken into custody on April 17 while he was covering a protest demonstration in Izmir, then jailed for three months.
We consider essential the translation of this interview with Eren Keskin, lawyer and activist for human rights in Turkey, an interview which embraces the totality of the matters of today and yesterday’s justice.
In an article published by Sol Gazetesi, Ayçin Özoktay documents the exploitation of daily domestic service employees, now an integral part of the service industry which functions like other industrial sectors on a capitalist mechanism that rests on the exploitation of a work force « with no security » , « flexible » and « […]
A delegation of women who went to Kurdistan testify… Presenting the women’s movement of Bakûr, as studied during our trip.