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
TURKISH presidential bodyguards violently attacked pro-Kurdish protesters in Washington on Tuesday after Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met Donald Trump.
Demonstrators rallied outside the Turkish embassy in the afternoon, some carrying flags of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic...
Thursday 18th May 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
Steve Sweeney speaks to KIMMIE TAYLOR from the Syrian front lines about the Kurdish prisoners’ hunger strike
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...
Thursday 11th May 2017
President calls on US to stop backing militias in Syria and Iraq
Monday 1st May 2017
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
Appeal follows Turkish air raids in Syria and Iraq
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
PROTESTERS gathered outside the Turkish embassy in London yesterday to demand an “end to murderous attacks” and violations of international law by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government.
The emergency demonstration was called by the Britishbased Kurdistan...
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
KURDISH leaders accused Turkey of collaborating with Isis yesterday after the country’s air force killed dozens of militia in Syria and Iraq.
The Turkish military claimed the pre-dawn raids targeted Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants preparing to enter Turkey from...
Wednesday 26th Apr 2017