Nobel Peace Prize laureate Narges Mohammadi is staging a hunger strike in Iran’s Evin Prison, calling for access to medical treatment for heart and lung issues. Mohammadi is denied treatment on the grounds that she refuses to wear a hijab.
🔶 #DailyNews |
🔸 Iran: Nobel laureate on hunger strike
🔸 Syrian-Kurdish universities condemn Turkish attacks
🔸 Turkish intelligence targets
🔸 Kurdish political refugees
Antony Blinken visits Ankara#MedyaNewshttps://t.co/AVIVQwjaBZ pic.twitter.com/lCd7xz34pt
— MedyaNews (@medyanews_) November 7, 2023
Turkey continues to attack North and East Syria on a daily basis, targeting civilians and civilian infrastructure. Universities from the region have been forced to close under the bombardments, and have issued an open letter calling for international solidarity and peace.
The Turkish intelligence are alleged to target Kurdish political figures in Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan, and Kurdish political activists seeking refuge in the region. Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Equality and Democracy Party (HEDEP) has called for the Kurdistan Regional Government to intervene.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken concluded his visit in Ankara with talks focused on the situation in Gaza, the urgency of humanitarian aid, and broader regional stability. But the top US diplomat’s Middle East tour has spurred rumours about potential resettlement of Gazans.
Learn more with Medya News.