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Demirtaş to Turkish PM: 'Prove they were not civilians'

A week on from the start of a Turkish military siege on the city of Cizre, the co-leader of Turkey’s progressive pro-peace party (the Peoples’ Democratic Party or… 318 more words


YPG Warns Turkey Against Further Provocations

According to two separate reports in – found here and here – the General Command of the YPG has released an official warning to the Turkish State in which it calls on Turkey to cease hostilities against the YPG. 124 more words

Kurdish and Turkish NGO’s call for UK to exert political & economic sanctions on Turkey

05 February 2011

Press release: For immediate release

We, the following NGO’s: Roj Women Assembly, The Socialist Union of Women, Kurdish Federation UK, Kurdish Community Centre, Halkevi and Britain Peace Council strongly condemn the Turkish State’s barbaric murders and disappearances of Kurds and other minorities. 504 more words

Violence Against Women

The Turkish judiciary took no action against the rapists among the police

The case of Muhabbet Kurt exposed  the horror of  the dirty coalition between the  Turkish police, the judiciary and the Turkish State’s. This case  has also proved  Human Rights Defenders’ claim of “rape being used as a tool to discourage women activists from their struggle”. 201 more words

Violence Against Women

Kurdish Women are Fighting Back Against Rape in Turkey

For years the rape of Kurdish women living in Turkey both in custody and during village raids has been a scandal. Many of the victims of sexual torture dare not speak of their experiences, because of the dishonor associated with rape and sexual violation in traditional communities. 928 more words

Violence Against Women

"Sie wissen ganz genau was sie tun und machen es trotzdem"

Ein kritischer Essay zum Verhältnis zwischen türkischem Staat und seiner Bevölkerung

Tabus sind ein Laster der türkischen Gesellschaft. Das grösste Tabu ist die Idee der Türkei. 1,513 more words