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On a weekly basis, a stream of information and news reaches us from the Kurdish regions: Bakur (Turkey), Başȗr (Iraq), Rojava (Syria) and Rojhilat (Iran). It is no easy task to categorize, prioritize and present all those messages in a clear and structured way.

Our partner, the ‘Washington Kurdish Institute’ is somewhat successful in this. That is why we would like to refer you to their weekly overview ‘Kurdistan’s Weekly Brief‘. You will also find the most eye-catching news items here beneath.

Invitation for Observing the Referendum in Turkey on April 16th, 2017

Invitation for Observing the Referendum in Turkey on April 16th, 2017

Dear friends, Below you will find an invitation for international observers for the upcoming referendum in Turkey 16th of April. The referendum for the Constitutional amendments to build a “presidential system” in Turkey is scheduled for 16 April 2017. This referendum...

Kurdish villages under round-the-clock military curfew (HDP-statement)

Kurdish villages under round-the-clock military curfew (HDP-statement)

27 February 2017 Kurdish villages under round-the-clock military curfew Military blockades continue in three villages in the town of Nusaybin (Mardin province). In addition to Koruköy, which has been under siege since 11 February 2017, Doğanlı and Kuyular villages...

Syrian government forces reach Manbij, Rojava border – reports

Syrian government forces reach Manbij, Rojava border – reports

Published by Komnews.com on February 2, 2017   The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and its allies have reached the lines of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to the east of al-Bab and southwest of Manbij on Monday, according to local sources. The Tiger Forces, a...

Undemocratic government take-over of Kurdish municipalities continues

Undemocratic government take-over of Kurdish municipalities continues

Below is the list of democratically elected co-mayors from the Kurdish region imprisoned by the Turkish regime. Added to this is the list of municipalities led by the pro-Kurdish Democratic Regions Party (DBP), regional sister party to the HDP, which were taken over...

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