In the wake of the earthquakes, Turkey’s pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party co-chair Pervin Buldan called for unified action to oust President Erdoğan and his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP).
Survivors in earthquake affected areas in Turkey report a widespread lack of access to shelter and basic sanitation, while pro-government media in the country have started to run stories on how life is “getting back to normal.”
A group of Kurdish activists, the Botan Peace Mothers, have called on Turkey to end its continued attacks against Kurdish-majority areas in Iraq and Syria in the wake of the twin earthquakes of 6 February.
Top Syrian Kurdish politician Saleh Muslim spoke on Turkey’s disaster relief authority and the aid efforts in Syria, saying that they are hindered by both Turkish and Syrian authorities.
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