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Turkish army kills and tortures two Iranian kolbers!

On April 16th, two kolbers coming from Iranian Kurdistan, West-Azerbaijan province, in the district of Van Çaldıran were tortured at the border post. Hasan Keçelanlu, one of the kolbers, lost his life, and Behnam Semedi was seriously injured. In the Beydoğan Police Station in the Çaldıran district of Van, it was claimed that the kolbers […]

Four journalists arrested for revealing Turkish army crimes

Following the news of the arrest of two Kurdish farmers in a village in Van province and their intentional drop from a helicopter by the Turkish military, public opinion in social media reacted widely and Amnesty International called for an independent investigation. This made the record of widespread human rights violations by Turkey against the […]

KRG Parliament: 504 villages evacuated for PKK violence

Committees in charge of investigating the war and violence of the Turkish army and the PKK in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have published their report in the parliament of this region saying as Turkey has entered 15 km deep in Iraqi soil and so far more than 500 villages are evacuated because of PKK-Turkey […]

Diyarbakir Sur Neighborhood: Government Sells us our own home!

The people of Sur neighborhood in Diyarbakir are criticizing the Turkish government and say: The government is selling us our own homes! Muhammad Dogan and Tehsin Ekinci, two residents of this very historic and touristic district of Diyarbakir, say that when the PKK entered this historic district in 2015, army forces also came to Sur. […]