With a special focus on the aftermath of Sunday’s blast in Istanbul that killed six and wounded dozens, Kurdish groups stand up against what they call Turkey’s “baseless” accusations of blame and unanimously declare that they are not responsible for the attack.
The opposition and analysts suggest that between allegations of chemical weapons use, the upcoming elections and a need to legitimise offensives into northern Syria, Turkey’s rhetoric on the incident aims to scapegoat Kurdish groups.
In other news, MPs from Sweden’s Left Party have launched a campaign to draw attention to Turkey’s alleged chemical weapons use against Kurdish fighters.
And, amid on-going uprisings, Iranian workers are staging a strike to commemorate “Bloody November”, the violent suppression by security forces of protests held in 2019.
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