French lawmakers who joined a protest organised by Kurds on Saturday in the aftermath of a deadly attack against a cultural centre demand the French authorities conduct a thorough investigation into the incident.
“It is clear that our friend Evîn was the main target of this attack,” the Kurdistan Communities Union said, in reference to Friday’s shooting in Paris, remarking that the Turkish government wanted to save ISIS by repressing the Kurdish freedom struggle and targeting its leaders.
An investigation was launched into 50 villagers on charges of “desiring to return to their village to aid and abet a terrorist organisation”, when they petitioned the authorities to be allowed to return to their home village in Şırnak in southeast Turkey, evacuated in 1988,
“Tayyip Erdoğan will not stop at Turkey’s terrorists, he will wipe out the terrorists of the world!” Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu said. “We have taken a step into Turkey’s century; there will be no terrorists left in the mountains of this country,” he added.
In other news, a midst continuing threats of attack various institutions and officials in the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria offered Christmas greetings to the country’s Christian community.
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