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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.

SOS Rojava & Shengal

SOS Rojava & Shengal

This campaign mobilizes support for the reconstruction of Kurdish regions in northern Syria (Rojava) and the Yezidi city of Shengal (Sinjar) in Iraq. These were both severely damaged when they were attacked by the Islamic State in 2014 and the reconstruction costs a...

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

EP: Negotiations With Turkey Shall be Suspended

The European Parliament (EP) has adopted a resolution that suggests the suspension of the accession negotiations with Turkey in its general assembly in Strasbourg. The non-binding resolution was adopted in yesterday's (March 13) session by 370 votes in favor, 109...

PRESS RELEASE: Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia

Full video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zsJi91rTF2I     Conference at the European Parliament : “Armenophobia as a clear demonstration of Xenophobia”. Brussels, 06 March 2019.-  On March 6, 2019, MEP Dr. Eleni Theocharous hosted a conference entitled...

Jailed Kurdish lawmaker Demirtaş nominated for Nobel Prize

A Swedish lawmaker on Friday nominated the jailed former leader of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Selahattin Demirtaş for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, left-wing news site Gazete Duvar reported. Thomas Hammarberg, a Social Democrat and human rights...

#SOS Turkey

#SOS Turkey

#SOSTurkey is an open platform of organizations and individuals who support the hundreds of thousands of people who fell victim to the purges and human rights violations in Turkey. The platform is committed to the democratization of Turkey. It is a broad solidarity...

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