Saturday, May 26, 2018

Civil disobedience by German leftists for Afrin

A group of German leftists held a civil disobedience protest in the Social Democratic Party’s (SPD) Bielefeld offices to draw attention to the Turkish state’s attacks on Afrin.

Tillerson: We didn’t propose a safe zone in Syria

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said they didn’t propose a safe zone to the Turkish foreign minister in Syria.

Barzani meets with Abadi in Baghdad

Southern Kurdistan Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani had a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi in Baghdad.

Ghandi’s grandaughter: Stop Turkish occupation of Kurdistan

Ela Ghandi and many South African deputies join 26 May Global Action Day.

Italians for Afrin occupy the Turkish Consulate in Venice

In the Italian city of Venice, a group of Italians occupied the Turkish Consulate in protest at the attacks against Afrin.

Red Cross convoy reaches Afrin

The International Red Cross Committee has announced that the humanitarian aid convoy headed towards Afrin has reached its destination.

Activists close the Turkish Embassy in solidarity with Afrin

In Rome activists answered the call made by Rete Kurdistan to act in solidarity with Afrin on Friday by “closing” the Turkish embassy with their bodies.

Demirtaş: I do not expect justice from this court

Selahattin Demirtaş, former HDP co-chair, said in his defense speech at the court in Ankara: "I have neither the hope nor the expectation that this court will exercise justice."

SDF liberates a village in Operation Cizire Storm

SDF fighters partaking in the Operation Cizire Storm to cleanse Deir ez-Zor countryside liberated the village of Cerse Şerqî where 42 ISIS members were killed.

Official election results for Iraq and South Kurdistan announced

​​​​​​​The Iraqi Independent High Electoral Commission has released the official results of the May 12 parliamentary elections in Iraq and South Kurdistan.