Ahead of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s imminent visit, prominent figures in Germany voice objections, citing concerns over his positions on Hamas and actions against Kurdish groups.
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The graveyard of the Kurdish Kaymaz family, who lost their father, Ahmet Kaymaz, and 12-year-old son, Uğur Kaymaz, in a 2004 police shooting, has been vandalised for the second time, sparking grief in the community.
The release of Ogün Samast, convicted for the murder of Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007, has ignited protests and reignited debates on justice and minority rights in Turkey, with condemnations continuing on the second day.
The Democratic Modernity Academy will host a three-day conference in Basel, Switzerland, from 17 to 19 November, focusing on crisis solutions, self-determination and democratic modernity, with global participation.
Kurds and their allies are ready to set out on the March for Freedom on Saturday, from 122 centres throughout Turkey towards Gemlik in the northwestern Bursa province, where Abdullah Öcalan is held incommunicado in İmralı Prison.
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