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Turkish court frees pro-Kurdish ex-MP


Tuesday, 6 July, 2021 , 18:26 AFP A Turkish court on Tuesday ordered the release of a pro-Kurdish opposition politician who had been in prison since April on terror-related charges, local media and his family said.

Turkish court orders release of pro-Kurdish ex-MP


Tuesday, 6 July, 2021 , 16:45 AFP A Turkish court on Tuesday ordered the release of a pro-Kurdish opposition politician who has been in prison since April on terror-related charges, local media and his family said.

Hundreds in northeast Syria protest 'honour killings'


Tuesday, 6 July, 2021 , 15:31 AFP Hundreds of women protested against so-called "honour killings" in northeast Syria on Tuesday after the latest murders of young women by relatives in the Kurdish-run region.

Eight murders in a month in Syria camp: Kurds


Tuesday, 6 July, 2021 , 12:39 AFP A camp in northeast Syria housing Islamic State group relatives saw at least eight murders last month, Kurdish forces said Tuesday, the latest of dozens of such killings since January.

Syria's Kurds repatriate 20 Russian orphans of IS families


Saturday, 3 July, 2021 , 12:05 AFP Syria's Kurds on Saturday handed over 20 orphaned children born to parents linked to the Islamic State group to a Russian delegation for repatriation.

Syria Kurds seek help in rehabilitating IS-linked minors


Friday, 2 July, 2021 , 12:00 AFP Syria's Kurds Friday urged international help to set up rehabilitation centres for minors linked to the Islamic State group, after charges they were holding "hundreds of children" in adult prisons.

Top Turkey court rules opposition MP's rights violated: family


Thursday, 1 July, 2021 , 13:19 AFP Turkey's Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled that the rights of a jailed pro-Kurdish opposition politician were violated, opening the way for his possible release, according to his family.

Family accuses Syria Kurdish force of torturing son to death


Wednesday, 30 June, 2021 , 12:16 AFP A family has accused Kurdish forces in northeast Syria of torturing to death a detained relative, sparking a social media uproar despite the denial of Kurdish authorities.

Top Turkish court puts pro-Kurdish party on trial


Monday, 21 June, 2021 , 12:16 AFP Turkey's top court on Monday put the main pro-Kurdish party on trial over alleged links to outlawed militants, setting the stage for its possible closure and heightened tensions with the West.

Top Turkish court puts pro-Kurdish party on trial


Monday, 21 June, 2021 , 09:18 AFP Turkey's top court on Monday ordered the country's main pro-Kurdish party to go on trial over alleged links to Kurdish militants, a case that has drawn sharp condemnation from the West.