Diyarbakir Municipality released a statement on the police raid. It is stated that the state should respect the will of people and the co-mayors should be released immediately.
According to the statement of Turkish Minister of Defense Fikri Işık, Turkey and coalition forces have agreed on Turkey's participation in Mosul operation with its aerial equipment.
It has been almost a year since October 10 Ankara Massacre. The case of the massacre, which left 102 dead and 391 wounded, will start on November 7 without the public officials included, despite all the objections of the lawyers. We talked to the survivors of the massacre. Accounts of Gülşen Ay, Uğur Erman Karakoç, Elif Zavar and Bahadır Kılıç are like similar but disparate parts of the same harrowing story.
HDP appeals to ECHR concerning the lifting of the parliamentary immunity, since the internal authorities to be appealed are exhausted.
We talked to Fehim Taştekin about the recent developments in Syrian Civil War, based on his recently published book “Rojava: The Time of Kurds" (Kürtlerin Zamanı).
This year, 8th Hrant Dink Award is granted to Diyarbakir Bar Association, one of the prominent institutions struggling for human rights in Turkey, and Malawian activist Theresa Kachindamoto, who tries to prevent child marriage in her country, defending children's right to education.
With the decree issued on September 2, many academics are dismissed. “Academics for peace” were one of the targets of this recent decree. Academics from Kocaeli University tell about what they have been going through.
The hunger strike of 50 politicians, that HDP, DBP, DTK, KJA and HDK planned for initiating “meetings with Öcalan in a legal way" started yesterday in Diyarbakir.
Heavily damaged church property belongs to General Directorate of Foundations. The restoration work, which will be carried out by the Directorate, is planned to be completed in 2018.
The Patriarch responded to the story of Akşam Daily which claimed that Ecumenical Patriarchate backed the coup attempt on July 15. In the written statement sent to Agos, it is said: “The editors of Akşam Daily should have known that this unfounded story, which was published with the purpose of inciting hatred against His Eminence, could lead to grave consequences.”