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Asli Erdoğan. Turkish Court Curtails Writer’s Travel

In the same month that a Turkish Court sentenced Zehra Doğan, artist and journalist, to almost 3 years in prison for a painting, an Istanbul court has reaffirmed the travel ban on writer Asli Erdoğan in the ongoing war against Freedom of Expression the Turkish State is currently engaged in

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TURKEY HUNGER STRIKES: DIALOGUE BEGINS

Dialogue has begun between prison authorities and the hunger-striking Kurdish prisoners held in in Edirne High Security Prison in the northwestern province.

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NORTHERN KURDISTAN: NEWROZ WELCOMES MORE POLITICAL PRISONERS ON HUNGER STRIKE

the countless Kurdish political prisoners held in Turkish jails, 26 of whom have been on hunger strike since early February

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KURDISH NEWROZ  CELEBRATED: RESIST!

The message from YBŞ and YJŞ draws attention to the ongoing hunger strikes of Kurdish political prisoners across Turkey’s jails that the world is, apparently, at present ignoring

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ISRAEL GUILTY OF “CRIME OF APARTHEID” IN PALESTINE – U.N. ‘SAYS’…

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), launches a new report ‘Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid’ in Beirut

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HOLLAND: TWO RIGHTS MIGHT MAKE A WRONG?

the extreme right-wing (anti-Islam anti-EU anti Immigration) Party for Freedom of Geert Wilders (“the Dutch Trump”) has not, apparently, followed in the wake of Donald Trump

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SCHOOL OF THE AMERICAS. STILL THE SCHOOL FOR KILLERS?

Global Witness: “Honduras, the most dangerous country per capita to be an environmental activist for the last five years, with 101 deaths between 2010 and 2014”

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Ashraf Fayadh, poet… NOT FORGOTTEN

Ashraf Fayadh, imprisoned stateless-Palestinian poet, is this year’s joint winner (with Malini Subramaniam, an award-winning Indian investigative journalist) of Pen International’s 2017 Oxfam Novib/PEN Awards for Freedom of Expression

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The Murder of Sakine, Fidan and Leyla TO BE CONTINUED..?

Ömer Güney, the only suspect in the assassination of Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez in Paris on 9 January, 2013, died on December 17, 2016

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Human Rights Watch, 2017 WORLD REPORT 

Human Rights Watch (HRW) have recently launched their World Report 2017 – Events of 2016

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Turkey Condemned for Forced Exodus of Kurds from Diyarbakir

Tuesday, 6th December 2016, Amnesty International release their report “DISPLACED AND DISPOSSESSED: SUR RESIDENTS’ RIGHT TO RETURN HOME”.

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For Asli Erdogan

On November 15th, Margaret Atwood writes to Asl? Erdo?an in a Turkish prison: “you are not alone”

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ANIMAL RIGHTS – ? – ANIMAL WRONGS

Cruelty perpetrated on animals by humans has to be the greatest kept ‘secret’ on the planet since the ending of the last ice-age approximately 150,000 years ago

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An End to the Silence!

The fact that the U.S. Justice Department did not respond to a request by the Chilean government and pressure from the Jara family for his extradition is an outstanding issue reminding the world of the involvement of the Nixon-Kissinger administration in these crimes against humanity and their simultaneous involvement in Operation Condor

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THE CIZRE REPORT

The report, compiled by the 4 HDP members who visited Cizre for 10 days after the blockade was lifted, collects the narrative from witnesses and attempts to document the list of atrocities perpetrated during the siege

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