We have recently sadly learnt that Turkish state repression has struck our comrade, Mahmut Demir – a member of Karala, an organisation which is part of our international coordination – who has been sentenced to 6 months and 7 days in prison without even having a hearing.
Image above: Mahmut Demir
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HPG announced numerous guerrilla actions that killed 37 Turkish soldiers in the Zap region of the guerrilla-held Medya Defense Zones in southern Kurdistan (northern Iraq) where the Turkish army has been conducting an invasion operation since April 17.
Continue reading HPG: 37 more Turkish soldiers were killed in actions by guerrillas [Souther Kurdistan / Northern Iraq]
In the course of the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan, 41 soldiers have been killed and two drones shot down in 24 hours, according to the HPG.
Continue reading HPG: 41 soldiers killed and two drones shot down in 24 hours [Southern Kurdistan – Northern Iraq]
Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq). Turkey has launched a new invasion attack on guerrilla areas. HPG responded to the attacks immediately and stated, “28 Turkish soldiers have been killed, 9 others injured, and 2 attack helicopters were damaged in the counterattacks so far.”
Continue reading Turkish attack on Avaşin and Zap: 28 soldiers killed, 2 helicopters damaged by guerrillas [Southern Kurdistan /Northern Iraq]
On Thursday, 24 February, in Ankara, the capital city of Turkey, we attempted to carry out a demonstration in front of the Russian Embassy in Ankara as a response to the call for action made by anarchists in Ukraine. Even before the demonstration started, police have arrested all of our comrades, 6 in total. “Murderer state will pay!” and “State is war, war means massacre!” slogans shout during the arrest. The following statement was meant to read during the demonstration.
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Turkey. Three people from the Revolutionary Anarchist Federation (DAF) who wrote about the October 10 massacre in Ankara Yenimahalle were detained. The detained DAF members were taken to the courthouse after being transferred to the Yenimahalle District Police Department.
Continue reading Three DAF members arrested and released again [Turkey]
Denying the allegations of PKK’s involvement in the forest fires in Turkey, KCK said, “It is a serious crime to set the peoples of Turkey against each other. Those responsible for these crimes will definitely not go unpunished.”
Continue reading KCK: “Reports that the forest fires in #Turkey were set by Kurds and the PKK are a lie”
An indefinite-alternating hunger strike was launched in Turkish prisons on November 27 to protest the incarceration of Kurdish guerrilla Abdullah Öcalan, who has been held in Imrali High Security F-Type Closed Prison for 22 years, and the increasing violations of rights in prisons. The massive hunger strike has been taken over by the 29th group on day 141.
Continue reading Hunger Strike in Turkey’s Prisons Enters Day 141
Lyon. France. The Kurdish association in Lyon, France, has been attacked by fascists of Turkey’s “Grey Wolves”. Four members were injured, some seriously. The umbrella organization CDK-F speaks of organized attacks, presumably on the directive of the Turkish MIT.
Continue reading Turkish fascists attack Kurdish association in Lyon, injuring 4