20,000 people from the Syrian city of Aleppo have been displaced following the 6 February earthquakes. The Kurdish-led autonomous administration has distributed 400 tents to affected families, and 25 litres of fuel per family in north and east Syria.
Pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democracy Party MP Garo Paylan slammed the Turkish government’s earthquake response and called out the scandals the Turkish Red Crescent has been involved with, in a scathing speech he gave on Tuesday in parliament.
European legal experts are asking the International Criminal Court to investigate the Turkish government, following claims of crimes against humanity committed in the persecution of opponents around the world.
A two-day conference in Cape Town organised by the Kurdish Human Rights Working Group and the Syria Freedom for Öcalan Initiative has concluded, after discussions on the contribution the freedom of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party leader Abdullah Öcalan could make to the solution of the Kurdish question.
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