Raskin calls for release of Kurdish leader Demirtas

November 4, 2019 0

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Jamie Raskin (MD-08) announced that he is sponsoring and calling for the release of Kurdish political prisoner Selahattin Demirtaş through the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission’s Defending Freedoms Project. Demirtaş is a Kurdish politician […]


Trump defends Syria decision as GOP leaders push back

October 7, 2019 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s sudden decision to pull back U.S. troops from northern Syria drew quick, strong criticism Monday from some of his closest allies in Congress. It was condemned, too, by Kurdish […]


Turkey removes 3 pro-Kurdish mayors from office

August 19, 2019 0

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a new government crackdown on a pro-Kurdish party, Turkey on Monday removed from office the elected mayors of three cities in the mostly Kurdish-populated southeast region over their alleged links […]

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