Crowe raises concerns over Turkish elections – Sinn Fein International

Sinn Fein’s international office released this press release today detailing their concerns over the election in Turkey. Sean Crowe TD, foreign affairs spokesperson for Sinn Fein, also used his priority question to challenge the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs on his view of Turkey’s elections. You can read Mr Flannagan’s surprising response here. Sinn Féin … Continue reading Crowe raises concerns over Turkish elections – Sinn Fein International

HDP election observation of Turkish snap elections, November 2015

On 1 November 2015 Turkey’s snap election saw the AKP re-gain their majority in the National Assembly following an intense few months of state-sponsored violence and pre-election media crackdowns. With concerns over police intimidation and election fraud, the HDP called for independent observers to witness the election take place. Hundreds of volunteers from across Europe took … Continue reading HDP election observation of Turkish snap elections, November 2015

Independent Election Observation of Turkish General Election, June 2015

A delegation of independent election observers from Britain, supported by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign monitored the proceedings of June 2015’s vital general election in Turkey, the outcome of which looks set to determine the country’s future direction for a generation. The delegation included: Sean Hawkey, official representative of the Green Party for England and Wales; Melanie … Continue reading Independent Election Observation of Turkish General Election, June 2015

Turkey’s Municipal Elections: Implications for the Kurdish-Turkish Peace Process

PUBLIC MEETING DATE AND TIME: Thursday 8 May, 6.30-8.30pm VENUE: Room L67, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: David Morgan, historian and writer, Peace in Kurdistan Campaign; Father Joe Ryan, Chair of the Westminster Diocese Justice and Peace Commission; Barry White, National Union of Journalists representative to the … Continue reading Turkey’s Municipal Elections: Implications for the Kurdish-Turkish Peace Process

Green Party member Jean Lambert discusses Brexit, Turkey’s invasion of Syria and the general election

8 December 2019|Peace in Kurdistan Campaign Journalist Alaettin Sinayic and former Green Party executive chair Jean Lambert spoke about the upcoming UK general elections, Brexit, and the Turkish invasion and occupation of North East Syria. Lambert explained that the political structure of the UK has contributed to a dysfunctional Brexit policy and negotiations.

Briefing on Kurdish community and the 2019 General Election

Kurdish people began arriving in the UK in significant numbers in the 1980s and today there are Kurdish communities across much of the country, with a concentration in London. The people came from Iraq, Turkey, Iran, Syria and Armenia, generally fleeing conflict and repression. British governments have a particular historical responsibility for the fate of … Continue reading Briefing on Kurdish community and the 2019 General Election

NEWS IN BRIEF Update – Turkish invasion of Rojava/North East Syria – No 6 30 Oct-5 Nov 2019

For all of the latest developments, see these sources Rojava Information Center: https://twitter.com/RojavaIC https://rojavainformationcenter.com  ANF English:  https://anfenglishmobile.com/  Hawar News: https://www.hawarnews.com/en/    We stand in solidarity with Rojava, an example to the world 1 Nov 2019 | LaDonna Brave Bull Allard et al., The Guardian Leaders from social movements, communities and First Nations from around the … Continue reading NEWS IN BRIEF Update – Turkish invasion of Rojava/North East Syria – No 6 30 Oct-5 Nov 2019