🔶‘Turkey increasingly distant from EU'
🔶New ‘Social contract’ for Syria’s Kurdish-LED autonomous region
🔶Latest sanctions hit Hamas financiers
🔶Geneva march joins global Free Öcalan initiative#MedyaNews
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The Council of the European Union issues a comprehensive conclusion on Turkey’s enlargement process, stating that accession negotiations are at a standstill. Key concerns include democracy, rule of law, fundamental rights, and foreign policy.
The Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria (AANES) launches a new ‘social contract’ for governance of the region, focusing on women’s rights, environmental and economic sustainability, grass-roots direct democracy, and freedom of expression.
The UK and the US announce fresh sanctions targeting leaders and financiers associated with Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad. The move aims to isolate the groups and disrupt their operations.
A well-attended Geneva march forms part of a global campaign calling for release of Abdullah Öcalan, the Kurdish leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party, held in solitary confinement on a Turkish prison island.
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