Tag Archive for Kurds in Turkey

Peace in Kurdistan campaign

Lord Hylton

This statement  to mark the 19th anniversary of the abduction of Abdullah Ocalan comes from “Peace in Kurdistan”, which seeks a peaceful resolution of the current conflicts in Turkey, Iraq, Iran and Syria.

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Lord Hylton

Sapatan Village near Semdinli, Hakkari Province, SE Turkey – This is a village of some 2000 people in SE Turkey, not far from the frontier. One Turkish special operations police officer had been killed (probably by PKK insurgents) on or just before 6 August 2017. On that day, probably in the early morning, the whole…

Academics for Peace – Urgent Call for Xerabe Bava in Turkey

Lord Hylton

Academics for Peace members in Germany and the UK have issued an urgent call to draw attention to a round-the-clock military curfew imposed on the Kurdish village (Xerabe Bava – Korukoy) in Mardin-Nusaybin, in Turkey (221.2.2017): “As Turkey’s constitutional referendum is approaching, we are, once again, witnessing an intensification of state violence in the Kurdish…