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The tragedy of agricultural child labourers in Turkey


Kom Podcast – Ragip Duran: Media ‘freedom’ in Turkey?

Kom Pocast talks to well-known journalist and media critic Ragip Duran on the situation of the media in Turkey, its role in the upcoming...

Kemal Kurkut survived Isis suicide bombs but was killed by Turkish police

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tw0ral86Y3M&feature=youtu.be23-year-old Kemal Kurkut, a fine arts student, was shot and killed by police on 21 March 2017 ahead of Kurdish Newroz (New Year) celebration...

Kom Podcast – Topic of the Week: Erdogan vs the West (or the Rest?)

Past weeks have seen increased tensions between Europe and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Turkey. Why is Erdogan so angry?This podcast was recorded on Sunday...

In photos: Hundreds of thousands celebrate Kurdish new year

Hundreds of thousands of people participated in Newroz celebrations organised by the opposition Peoples' Democracy Party (HDP) across Turkey and the Kurdish regions.Newroz is celebrated...

In photos: Manbij celebrates Kurdish New Year Newroz

The Kurdish, Arabic, Turkmen, Armenian and Chechen people of Manbij are celebrating Newroz in the town that was liberated from Islamic State (IS) only...

EU-Turkey diplomatic crisis


Turkish protestor in Rotterdam doesn’t fear arrest because he’s not in Turkey

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EiIneRegG0&feature=youtu.beTurkish pro-government protestors clashed with police on Saturday 11 March after Dutch authorities refused to allow a Turkish minister from attending a rally in...


Turkish airstrikes targeting Kurds, support for Islamic State: PYD co-leader Muslim

Democratic Union Party (PYD) co-leader Salih Muslim condemned Turkish airstrikes targeting Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday morning and said coalition forces should...

Turkish airstrikes target Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq: dozens killed

Turkish airstrikes on Tuesday morning targeted Kurdish positions in Syria and Iraq killing dozens of fighters and civilians according to first reports.Fighter jets hit...

Denial of the Armenian Genocide should concern us all

By Sossie Kasbarian*April 24 marks the anniversary of the start of the Armenian Genocide, during which the Ottoman state murdered 1.5m Ottoman Armenians. But while...

Islamic State suspect says he met with AKP mayor during Kobani clashes

An Islamic State (IS) suspect has said he met regularly with former Justice and Development Party (AKP) minister and current Gaziantep mayor, Fatma Sahin,...

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