Twenty-five years after PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan’s commentary on the Treaty of Lausanne was televised, his words resurface during a recent Kurdish conference in Switzerland at the centenary of the treaty.
Following the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria’s announcement that they will be conducting trials for foreign ISIS affiliates detained in northeast Syria, Medya News convened an expert panel to discuss the prospects of such trails.
Turkish Police arrested four journalists in house raids on Tuesday just hours after the country’s Press Day came to a close. Approximately 30 Kurdish journalists have been targeted in similar cases this year in Turkey. *UPDATE: Total journalists detained reached five at time of reporting*
Environmental protesters in Turkey’s southwest faced harsh intervention from law enforcement on Monday, amid a two-year long camp-out to prevent destruction of a forest for construction of a coal mine.
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