After 9 months of the failed coup against the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the country's political order has taken a turn this Sunday with a referendum. After the vote, Turkey's system will cease to be based on a parliamentary government to be a presidentialist, which means that power will fall almost completely on Erdogan.
This is the latest in a series of crackdowns in the name of “national security” since last July’s attempted coup.
The Secretariat of the Central High Command of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), rejects the murder of Russian ambassador in Turkey, Andrei Kárlov, on December 19, 2016 ) in Ankara.
Turkish police fired plastic bullets, baton-charged and detained several women protesting about the arrest of the HDP deputies, last week.
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.
We are following with concern the news coming from Turkey about the Istanbul Court order to close independent and historical Kurdish daily paper Özgür Gündem and the detention of at least 29 journalists and workers of the same newspaper.
We publish here an article written by the Kurdish News Agency Firat News.
Today marks the 5th year that Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan has been denied meetings with his lawyers.
Dozens of people attending today’s rally promoted by the HDP (People’s Democracy Party) in Istanbul were detained after police attacked the demonstration.
Workers’ Day in Turkey will be celebrated once again amidst tension and war. War in Kurdistan, repression in the rest of Turkey but also war in the workplace.