A Turkish drone crashed on Monday in a village located in Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s Suleymaniyah province. This was the third such incident in recent weeks.
On Monday, a gravely ill 84-year-old Kurdish political prisoner named Mehmet Özkan, was freed after 27 years of incarceration despite evidence asserting his innocence and persistent pleas to consider his declining health.
Two political prisoners are on hunger strike to protest rights violations while being held in an Iraqi Kurdistan Prison alongside ISIS affiliates. The detainee’s families spoke to politicians when they visited Erbil on Monday to tell them the lives of the prisoners were in danger.
The European Union and the Tunisian government signed a “strategic partnership” agreement on Monday aimed at addressing immigration, prompting outrage from humanitarian organisations who condemn the EU for perpetuating failed policies.
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