Seyit Evran, a veteran Kurdish journalist and writer who recently passed away while receiving treatment in North and East Syria, will be buried in a mass ceremony in the region’s de facto capital, Qamishli.
Over 1,000 families in the Soran district of Iraqi Kurdistan, near the Iran-Turkey border, have been forced to abandon homes and livelihoods amid escalating regional tensions, while, Turkish airstrikes on guerrilla positions and Iranian aggression in the region exacerbates the crisis.
Advocates have called for immediate action over a historic massacre of nine people including seven children in Turkey, since the statute of limitations is soon to expire.
And the Rojava Committees have staged a protest ahead of the upcoming mass demonstration against the Swedish government’s NATO policy and the criminalisation of Kurds, to be held in Stockholm on 30 September.
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