Turkey's war on Kurdistan

Kurdish and Arabic words

A teacher in Turkey’s southern province of Mersin, was issued a fine for communicating in Kurdish and Arabic with his students, reports Medya News.

Kurdish letters w, x and q

Turkey's Constitutional Court has ruled that the refusal by a public office to register a baby with the name “Ciwan” — which contains the Kurdish letter “W” — was constitutional, reports Medya News.

The Kurdish community called on the Australian government to condemn the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan (northern Iraq) just as it has condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Peter Boyle reports.

Imprisoned HDP leader Selahattin Demirtas

November 4 was the fifth anniversary of the imprisonment of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chairs Figen Yüksekdag and Selahattin Demirtas by the Turkish state, writes Devriş Çimen.

Residents in the United Nations-supervised Makhmour Refugee Camp in northern Iraq are angry at the criminal silence from the UN over a Turkish drone attack on the camp, writes Peter Boyle.

Marcel Cartier remembers the 1988 Halabja massacre, and the ongoing genocidal war against the Kurds.

Protesters took to the streets on July 3 to support an international initiative to defend Kurdistan against Turkish occupation. Chris Peterson reports.

About 13,000 Kurdish refugees from south-eastern Turkey live inside the UNHCR-recognised Makhmur refugee camp, which is being attacked by Turkish forces, reports Peter Boyle.

The Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) is calling on the US President to stop supporting Turkey's massacre of Kurds. Peter Boyle reports.

Turkey’s system of huge dams is not just about irrigation and generating hydro-electric power, writes Sarah Glynn. It is a source of political power over the whole region.

Groups involved in the international campaign to free Abdullah Öcalan from a Turkish prison discussed plans to involve more community organisations. Peter Boyle reports. 

The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party reports it is under ferocious attack from Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party regime.

The Turkish state has escalated its war on the Kurds, attacking Garê in Iraqi Kurdistan with airstrikes, writes Sarah Glynn

President elect Joe Biden has been described as a "friend of the Kurds", writes Marcel Cartier, but under his presidency, US attempts to undermine the Rojava Revolution by any means necessary is likely to continue.

An Australian-made component has been found in an Azerbaijani-made Azad military drone used to attack the autonomous Armenian territory of Artsakh/Nagorno Karabakh, writes Peter Boyle.

Two Kurdish farmers remain in hospital after suffering horrific injuries when they were tortured and thrown from a helicopter in Turkey’s south-eastern province of Van, writes Steve Sweeney.

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