In 2015 in Cizre, Turkey, around 189 men, women and children were trapped for weeks in three basements without water, food or medical aid before they were burned alive. STEVE SWEENEY met some of the relatives
Saturday 20th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
HUNDREDS were expected at the Turkish embassy in London last night for an emergency protest following violent attacks against Kurds by Turkish security forces outside its Washington embassy.
The demonstration was called by the British-based Kurdistan Solidarity Campaign following...
posted by Morning Star in Britain
TURKEY’S rows with its Nato allies escalated yesterday over US support for Syrian Kurdish separatists and Germany’s use of a key air base.
Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had reiterated his pledge to destroy the US-backed YPG militia...
Friday 19th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
TURKEY’S Kemalist opposition urged the United States to press Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on democracy yesterday after the latest media arrest.
Republican People’s Party (CHP) MP Sezgin Tanrikulu spoke out ahead of Mr Erdogan’s meeting with US President...
Wednesday 17th May 2017
Sweeney cornered over anti-Erdogan articles
Thursday 11th May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
TURKEY said yesterday US arms to Syrian Kurdish militia were a “threat” to its security that threatened a “crisis” in Nato.
Washington announced on Tuesday night it would funnel heavy weapons to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), the forces dominated by the...
President calls on US to stop backing militias in Syria and Iraq
Monday 1st May 2017
TURKEY’S government issued two new decrees at the weekend, one sacking more than 4,000 civil servants and another banning television dating shows.
The first of the two decrees, published in the country’s Official Gazette on Saturday evening, named thousands of civil...
A DELEGATION of Kurds living in Britain delivered a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday demanding that she condemn Turkey’s “secret war” against their people, writes Steve Sweeney.
Kurdish National Congress (KNK) representatives wrote to express “deep...
Friday 28th Apr 2017
SCOTTISH trade unions have vowed solidarity with over 100,000 public-sector workers sacked by Turkey’s right-wing Erdogan regime and have pledged to raise money to support them.
University and College Union president Rob Goodfellow said that thousands of journalists,...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017