The discretionary powers of the Turkish President to pardon prisoners violates legal principles of equality, says human rights defenders. Two prisoners pardoned by Erdoğan last week have serious health issues, but more than 1500 inmates are waiting for release due to health problems.
On Saturday, the Parliament of Iraq began an investigation into the recent attacks perpetrated by Turkey and Iran in the northern Kurdish region of Iraq.
On the same day, in Sulaymaniyah hundreds gathered to remember and mourn the murdered scholar, feminist and activist Nagihan Akarsel.
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