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Duvar English: Erdoğan ended resolution process just 10 days before planned PKK disarmament, says Demirtaş

Selahattin Demirtaş, the jailed former co-leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), has said that the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) was going to give up its armed struggle 10 days after the signing of the Dolmahbaçe Declaration on Feb. 28, 2015, but President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan “did not allow this.” “Let Turkish society be assured that it […]

Deadly racist attack on Kurdish family in Konya: Three defendants released

The investigation into the deadly attack that claimed the lives of seven people from the Dedeoğulları family in Konya’s Meram has been completed by the Konya Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office. Mehmet Altun (33), who carried out the racist attack on the Kurdish family, has been indicted for “wilful killing of seven people with monstrous feeling”. […]

PKK struggles to stay on its feet; draws from PJAK’s pool of fighters

Written by Hedwig Kuijpers exclusively for SouthFront The last three years have proven to be difficult years for the PKK. As Turkey has started operation after operation, increased its permanent military presence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, and has managed to expel PKK fighters from several of its camps in North-Iraq. Analysis of data sets concerning PKK […]

How Viable Is The Kurds’ Autonomous Territory In Northeast Syria?

By David Romano, eurasia review. Ilham Ahmed, head of the political wing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), has been lobbying Moscow and Washington to support Kurdish representation in the long-stalled, UN-backed Syrian peace process. Ahmed, who has visited both capitals in recent weeks, also wants the country’s Kurdish-run region to be exempted from sanctions […]

Will Turkey invade Syria’s Tel Rifaat?

“Soon the city will be cleaned of PKK/PYD terrorists, please cooperate with our forces.” That is what was said on flyers that were dropped by Turkish UAV’s over the Tel Rifaat area.     A Turkish official has made a statement to Reuters regarding the same area: “It is essential that the areas, notably the […]

PKK, PJAK and other affiliates on leaked Facebook blacklist

A leaked document compiled by Facebook has revealed that the company considers mentions of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) and 15 other affiliated individuals and organizations in posts as “dangerous” and warranting possible removal. The hundred-page internal document published by the Intercept contains the names of over 4,000 organizations, political parties, and individuals that are […]

PKK confirms: one Iranian among five killed in Turkish chemical attack

The PKK-affiliated Euphrates news agency has confirmed that five members of its forces were killed in a chemical bombing in Turkey. The PKK added that on October 5, 1941, the group’s forces, including Cumali Corum, Chafreh Kamuran, Delvin Dalaho, Amara Cudi and Maher Kop, were killed in the Avashin area. According to the PKK, one […]

Voter fraud: PDKI, PAK and Roj Peshmerga have been seen casting votes for KDP

ئاوا پارتی دەنگی ھێناوە ٢٠ ھەزار جاشمەرگەی رۆژئاوا دەنگیان داوە کە نا یاساییە و کەسوکارەکەشیان زیاترن لە خۆیان، دواتر ٩ بۆ ١٠ کورسی بەعسیەکانن دواتر برادەرانی کەمپەکانی کۆیە حدکا و حدک بەشێك لە کۆمەڵەکان و جەماعەتی حسێن دۆلار پەناو رۆژھەلاتیە بندیوارەکانیش لە رۆژھەلاتەوە👇👇 pic.twitter.com/WBPvPdy0Me — _zakaria_ (@ZHawez) October 11, 2021   Many Iraqi Kurds take […]

PKK’s Tevgera Azadi becomes biggest loser in Iraqi Elections

It has been learned that none of the 4 independent candidates nominated by the PKK-affiliated organization Tevgera Azadi for the Iraqi parliamentary elections won the election. Tevgera Azadi has only received a single 1300 votes, in Sulaymaniyah and Kirkuk. In other parts of the Kurdistan Region, it received no votes at all. The first results […]

PKK blocks UN from Makhmur camp, sets up military base

The Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has seized total control of the Makhmur camp and set up a military base, blocking the opening of a United Nations (UN) office and official offices. According to BasNews, after the ISIS attack on Makhmur in 2014 and its subsequent control by the Kurdistan Peshmerga forces, the PKK ousted the […]
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