Showing posts with label curfew. Show all posts
Showing posts with label curfew. Show all posts

Friday, May 25, 2018

Erdogan accusé par un tribunal européen de crimes de guerre contre les Kurdes

Erdogan accusé par un tribunal européen de crimes de guerre contre les Kurdes
 Le Président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan doit être jugé pour crimes de guerre contre les Kurdes par l'État turc notamment pour les massacres extrajudiciaires de civils en Turquie, ainsi qu’à l'étranger, ont déclaré des juges du Tribunal permanent des peuples (TPP).

Sunday, March 4, 2018

Terrorists impose curfew in E. Ghouta, publicly punish civilians for violations : Russian MoD

Terrorists impose curfew in E. Ghouta, publicly punish civilians for violations
Civilians in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta are being severely punished by militants in public if they break a curfew, which was introduced to prevent them from escaping the embattled area, the Russian Defense Ministry has said.

Friday, March 10, 2017

UN accuses Turkey of rights violations in operations against Kurds

The United Nations has accused Turkish security forces of committing serious human rights violations during operations against Kurdish militants in the southeast of the country since July 2015 when a ceasefire in the region collapsed.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Turkey does not attack ISIS; ISIS hands over villages to Turkey-backed jihadists

After declaring a curfew in Karkamış across the border of Jarablus and evacuating the town, the Turkish state announced that it launched a military operation code-named ‘Euphrates Shield.’ However, the villagers of Jarablus and the footage that are recorded in the region refute the claims of Turkey and state that there is an extensive military deployment in the region as opposed to an operation. ISIS gangs are reported to have evacuated 4 villages and handed them over to gangs affiliated with Turkey.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Karayılan: We are discussing creation of free Kurdistan

 PKK Executive Committee Member Murat Karayılan answered Dengê Kurdistan Radio’s questions on the recent developments in Northern Kurdistan.

Turkey grants immunity to security forces committing crimes against Kurds

Turkey’s parliament has granted immunity from prosecution to members of the armed forces conducting counter-terrorism operations as security forces battle Kurdish militants in fighting that has killed thousands in the past year.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Turkey expands curfew areas in Diyarbakir. Turkish fighter jets hit PKK targets in southeastern Turkey and northern Iraq

Turkish authorities have expanded the areas under curfew in the southeastern province of Diyarbakir in heightened security measures against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, the governor's office said early Thursday.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

"Alarming"' reports of major violations in south-east Turkey – UN rights chief

UN,  10 May 2016 – The United Nations human rights chief today reported having received a succession of alarming reports about violations allegedly committed by Turkish military and security forces in south-east Turkey over the past few months, and urged the Turkish authorities to give independent investigators, including UN staff, unimpeded access to the area to verify the veracity of such reports.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Turkey: Seven police officers killed in Diyarbakır car bomb attack, 27 injured

Seven police officers have been killed and 27 people have been injured, including 13 police officers, in a car bomb attack targeting a police shuttle in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır. The attack took place near the city's bus terminal on March 31.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Turkish security forces prepare operation in Hakkari

Nearly 350 PKK terrorists are holed up in Yuksekova, one of the areas of southeast Turkey placed under a curfew on Sunday, a security source said Monday.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Jordan says operation near Syria border foiled ISIS attacks

Jordan said Wednesday that a raid near its border with Syria that killed seven suspected jihadists had foiled attacks being plotted by the Islamic State group in the kingdom.

Monday, January 25, 2016

EU Calls for 'Immediate Ceasefire' in Turkey's Kurdish

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini today called for an "immediate ceasefire" in Turkey's Kurdish-dominated region where the Turkish army is waging a relentless campaign against Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Turkish forces using 'excessive force' against Kurds - Amnesty International

The human rights group has said tens of thousands of lives are being put at risk by the onslaught on southeastern towns. The Ankara government is being accused of 'collective punishment' of the Kurdish dominated region. 

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Turkey ends anti-PKK operation in southeastern town

reconstruction efforts would soon begin.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced that military operations against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants have ended in one mainly Kurdish southeastern town. The military is still fighting militants linked to PKK, in two other urban areas.

UK apologizes to PM Davutoğlu over pro-PKK protests in London - Anadolu Agency

Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency has reported that U.K. authorities apologized to visiting Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu for protests staged in London while he was holding an official meeting with his British counterpart, David Cameron, on Jan. 18.

Friday, January 15, 2016

12 Turkish academics detained for signing declaration on Southeast

Twelve academics who signed a recent declaration calling for an end in violence in Turkey's majority Kurdish Southeast have been detained in the western province of İzmit, only days after President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatened to take action against the statement's signatories.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

European court rejects petition to end curfews in Southeast Turkey

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has rejected a petition for a temporary injunction on frequent days-long curfews that the Turkish government has enforced in southeastern towns since late July 2015.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Turkey to make defense at ECHR over curfews in southeast

Turkey’s government is set to provide a defense at the European Court of Human Right (ECHR) over curfews in Southeast Anatolia, where security forces have been conducting operations against militants. 

Monday, January 4, 2016

EU must condemn Turkish operation against Kurds (Gabi Zimmer)

A senior official from the European Parliament has called on the EU to condemn an ongoing Turkish military operation against, as she put it, the Kurdish people in Turkey's Southeast.

Sunday, January 3, 2016

Woman killed after rocket projectile hits house in Turkey’s southeast

One woman was killed and another was wounded after a rocket projectile hit a house and exploded during the clashes on Jan. 3 in the Sur district of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, where a military curfew is ongoing.

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