In the Turkish General Assembly planning next year’s resource allocation for security and defence has caused heated debate. Co-chair of the People’s Democratic Party Pervin Buldan criticised the government for compounding unemployment and poverty with a $25 billion dollar “war budget”.
Two Swedish MPs call out hypocrisy in the Swedish government, saying condemnations of Russia’s actions were followed by a blind eye to Turkey’s repeated violations of international law.
After a visit to the autonomous Kurdish-led administration in northeast Syria, the President of the International Religious Freedom Roundtables, Nadine Maenza found that the AANES is both “a refuge for ethnic minorities” in the region, and “a carefully planned democracy”.
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