Monday, 18 November , 2019

Ocalan

Unions and progressives refuse to be intimidated by Turkish state

General secretaries of 14 unions remain defiant after Turkey's ambassador demands they pull out of the Freedom for Ocalan campaign January 15, 2019 TRADE UNIONS and...

Worldwide Campaign: Freedom For Öcallan

Source: ALBA Movimientos The Dawn News / October 12, 2017 Crisis The Kurdish question is related to Iraq, Iran, Syria and particularly Turkey. It is one of...

Triple assassinat sans commanditaire apparent

par Jean-Paul Champseix Le titre de l’ouvrage pourrait être celui d’un roman, inspiré d’Edgar Poe. Pourtant, l’affaire est bien réelle et l’enquête qui est menée...

Ocalan, Turkey and PKK

"Be Serok jiyan nabe!" The well-worn Kurdish adage means "no life without our leader." It was crafted for Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), which initially fought for independence then Kurdish self-rule inside Turkey, since 1984. The mantra has gained a new urgency after the botched July 15 coup. The rogue officers who were seeking to overthrow and kill Turkish

How the Russian-Turkish crisis ended – the Hurriyet version

Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan departs for Russia on Aug. 9 to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg in his first trip abroad since the failed coup attempt of July 15. It will also be Erdoğan’s first visit to Russia after the crisis that began with the downing of a Russian Su-24 jet by Turkish F-16s after they violated the border with Syria on Nov. 24, 2015; two Russian air force pilots died as a result of the incident.

PKK on Turkey coup: No democracy in ‘fascist’ Erdogan-led government

TeleSur, July 16, 2016 In a statement published on July 16, the political affiliate of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), the Koma Civakên Kurdistan (Group...

Selahattin Demirtas opposing coup attempt in Turkey

Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Co-President Selahattin Demirtaş held a press conference in the HDP building in Amed on the coup attempt. Demirtaş stated that they...

Will PKK cross swords with Ocalan?

by Author Oral Calislar , TranslatorTimur Göksel Writer Kurtulus Tayiz wrote something interesting and important yesterday: “PKK command at Kandil does not want their imprisoned leader, Abdullah Ocalan , to intervene...