Pro-Kurdish candidates gear up for Turkey’s vote

April 11, 2015 0

ERBIL, Kurdistan (Rudaw) – The pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) stressed a message of peace at an event to present the party’s 550 candidates in Turkey’s upcoming general election. “We will conduct an election campaign […]


Turkish prosecutor requests acquittal of Dutch reporter

April 8, 2015 0

Amed (AFP) – A Turkish prosecutor on Wednesday requested the acquittal of a Dutch journalist specialising in Kurdish issues who was accused of “terrorist propaganda” for the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). Frederike Geerdink, who […]


Turkey blocks Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

April 6, 2015 0

Istanbul (AFP) – Turkey on Monday blocked access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube over the publication of images of a Turkish prosecutor killed by leftist militants during a hostage standoff last week. The sites were […]

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