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Quite some interesting information and news from the Kurdish regions – Bakur (Turkey), Başȗr (Iraq), Rojava (Syria) and Rojhilat (Iran) – is rarely, if ever, reported by the mainstream media.

The Kurdish Institute tries to fill this gap by reporting on a regular basis through its own news page recent facts and events, both from the Kurdish regions and from the rest of the world.

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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