🔶US stands firm with Kurdish allies
🔶Kurdish journalist remains missing
🔶Turkey: Kurdish journalist released
🔶International Women’s Delegation in Diyarbakır (Amed)
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Former US Ambassador to Syria affirms that the Biden administration is committed to supporting the SDF, despite Turkey’s objections. The US sees the Kurdish-led forces as a crucial local partner in maintaining stability in the region.
Kurdish journalist Suleyman Ahmed, detained by Iraqi Kurdistan’s ruling Kurdistan Democratic Party forces over 50 days ago at the Sêmalka border crossing, remains missing. His lawyer alleges misconduct in the case.
Sedat Yılmaz, another Kurdish journalist who had been detained over charges of both membership in a terrorist organisation and leading a terrorist organisation, has been released from prison in Turkey with a travel ban after spending seven months behind bars.
In other news, seven members of an international women’s delegation from different European countries concluded their visit to Turkey with a press conference on Friday, calling for an end to Abdullah Öcalan’s isolation.
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