Sources close to senior officials of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party have said that the party is looking for ways to increase support among Kurds, especially pious voters, ahead of the elections.
Meral Akşener, leader of Turkey’s nationalist Good Party, has said she has no objection to the allied opposition parties engaging in dialogue with the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party.
Amnesty International has reported that the Syrian government and Turkish-backed factions have blocked over 100 trucks carrying aid to two areas in Aleppo province that were hit by the earthquakes on 6 February.
Ayten Öztürk was abducted and tortured to death in 1992 by a Turkish deep state agent codenamed Yeşil. Her family are now pressing charges against a group of hooligans who displayed posters of the JİTEM member as part of the racist incidents at the Bursaspor-Amedspor football match on Sunday.
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Shirin Ebadi addressed the 17th International Conference on the European Union, Turkey, the Middle East and the Kurds in Brussels, emphasising the importance of fighting discrimination against women worldwide.
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