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Find here a selection of opinion, background and analysis on the social, political and economic situation in Colombia.

This is the latest in a series of crackdowns in the name of “national security” since last July’s attempted coup.

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Friday, 11 November 2016 00:00

More arrests in Kurdistan

A new wave of arrests in Kurdistan has hit this time the city of Van, on Thursday. Twentynine council officials have been detained, among them former Semdinli mayor, Sedat Tore, now General Secretary of Van City Council.

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Turkish police fired plastic bullets, baton-charged and detained several women protesting about the arrest of the HDP deputies, last week.

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After a detention order issued by Diyarbakır Public Prosecutor's Office, anti-terror units police detained Amed Metropolitan Municipality co-mayor Gültan Kışanak at Diyarbakır Airport and co-mayor Fırat Anlı in his house, on Tuesday 25 October.

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The Kobane Reconstruction Board- Europe has sent this report about the situation in Kobane, Rojava.

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Sunday, 03 July 2016 00:00

Erdoğan’s New Turkey Project

Written by: Orsola Casagrande

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is being called many things: a dictator, a modern times sultan, an islamic fundamentalist, a fascist, a murderer, a madman, a political strategist… and the list could go on.

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