Saturday, 25 May , 2024

Kurds

Turkey’s “Kobane trial” sentences Kurdish politicians to prison for decades

By Barış Demir 17 May 2024 A Turkish court announced its verdict Thursday in the “Kobane case.” 108 Kurdish politicians, 18 of them imprisoned, are on...

Turkey backs Sweden’s NATO membership amid escalating war against Russia

By Barış Demir 25 January 2024 A bill on Sweden’s accession to NATO was passed by the Turkish parliament Tuesday. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who paved...

NATO’s Prodigal Son Is Not Returning

By Selim Koru Jul 31, 2023 NATO’s Vilnius summit appears to have gone well. To the delight of allies, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan came out...

Sweden abolishes its sovereignty and Turkey seems to go west (?)

Turkey’s Erdogan Agrees to Back Sweden’s NATO Membership Stoltenberg says Erdogan agreed to submit Sweden's NATO bid to Turkey's parliament Posted on July 10, 2023 Categories Turkish...

Sweden: No more terre d’ asyle. The progress of totalitarianism in...

Sweden jails Kurd for financing terrorism after Turkey calls for crackdown By Paul Kirby Jul 6, 2023 A Swedish court has jailed a Kurdish man for four-and-a-half...

Sweden: How NATO’s war is destroying Western Democracy

Sweden Approves Extradition of PKK Supporter to Turkey Amid NATO Bid Turkey is seeking extraditions from Sweden as a condition to join NATO June 12, 2023 Categories Sweden...

The house always wins: A take on Turkey’s elections

by Abdullah Bozkurt May 14, 2023 No matter the results of Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections, nefarious, anti-democratic and unaccountable factions entrenched in Turkish institutions and...

Sanctions are killing people in earthquake-hit Syria

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News explains how Western sanctions on Syria are leading to deaths, obstructing aid, and preventing reconstruction in the aftermath of...

Turkey-Syria earthquake: a catastrophe waiting to happen

By Joe Attard 07 February 2023 Early on the morning of Monday 6 February, a devastating earthquake shook the Middle East, ripping the Earth apart...

FIR is in solidarity with the victims of the earthquake disaster...

7 Feb 2023 The heavy earthquakes of the weekend in the Kurdish border area between Syria and Turkey have claimed nearly 5,000 lives according to...