A gunman opened fire on the Ahmet Kaya Kurdish Cultural Centre in Paris on Friday. At least three people were killed, and 10 were injured. A 69-year-old man has been detained in relation to the shooting.
Kurdish politicians from the Peoples’ Democratic Party called on Turkey to “open the gates of the İmralı Island Prison” on the second day of the sit-in held in front of Turkey’s Justice Ministry to protest the prison conditions of Abdullah Öcalan, founding leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party.
Jailed Kurdish politician Selahattin Demirtaş slammed Turkish courts over a prosecutor’s refusal to charge Süleyman Soylu for calling Demirtaş a “murderer”, while sentencing Istanbul Mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu to prison for calling the election authority in the country “fools” for annulling the 2019 local elections.
Jordan hosted a summit this week that aims to provide support for the stability, security and prosperity of Iraq, as Turkey and Iran, two of the conference’s attendees, “have violated Iraq’s sovereignty and security several times this year and have not tried to conceal it,” an Iraqi analyst points out.
Murat Karayılan gave an interview to KNN TV on Wednesday for the first time after a long break from appearing on KRI media.
This year’s Shab-e Yalda winter solstice celebrations in Iran are intertwined with nationwide protests as Iranian youth demand freedom and justice for 22-year-old Jîna Mahsa Amini and hundreds of others killed by security forces in the last four months.
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