Tag Archives: OCCUPATION

Turkey has the largest presence in Iraq and is occupying more lands

In the past two weeks, Turkish forces have occupied new areas in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI). The new Turkish military campaign is part of the Turkish expansion plan led by the country’s authoritarian president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The new campaign began with the same old pretext – to “end” the presence of the […]

Video file / A Yazidi tribal chief addresses the PKK: Leave Shangal

“The presence of the PKK in Sinjar/Shangal is a great danger to the lives and property of the people. We know that the Turkish army may attack from the air or on the ground at any moment. Why should the people be victim because of the presence of the PKK?” “Should the people be killed […]

Ismail Besikci: PKK deliberately wants Turkey to enter deep the KRG

Ismail Beşikçi, a Turkish thinker and sociologist known for defending the rights of the Kurds in Turkey, has repeatedly accused Abdullah Ocalan of opposing Kurdish interests, referred, in a short interview, to Turkey’s actions on the border with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and said:  “Kurdistan Region should not become a battleground between Turkey and […]