War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity, in Flagrant Violation of the Rules of International Law

                                      The Hostilities on Afrin

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Introduction

The security requirements of public order are not inconsistent with the rules of international law, which governs the conduct of public and military operations. However, such laws cannot be invoked to justify security-related acts if human rights and the sovereignty of a state are violated, especially by neighbouring countries. Respect for the rules of international law during armed conflicts requires all states concerned to implement these laws to contribute to the cessation of unjustifiable hostilities. Continue reading

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Turkish attack on Afrîn and our call on the international community to take urgent action

 Kongreya Neteweyî ya Kurdistanê

                       Kurdistan National Congress

                       Congrès National du Kurdistan

کۆنگرەی نەتەوەیی کوردستان                         

                  Rue Jean Stas 41, 1060 Bruxelles Tel: 0032 2 647 30 84 Home Page: www.kongrakurdistan.net E-Mail: kongrakurdistan@gmail.com

 Once again, the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is beating the war drum. At each and every single opportunity he is baring his teeth, yelling for war. This time he is taking aim at Efrîn. Erdogan and his regime have not kept their plan a secret, overtly stating that they want to destroy the will of the Kurdish people. Continue reading

Erdogan gives order to attack Kurds and Arabs in Northern Syria`s Afrin and Manbij 

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                       Kongreya Neteweyî ya Kurdistan Kurdistan National Congress

                       Congrès National du Kurdistan, Rue Jean Stas 41 1060 Bruxelles tel: 00 32 2 647 30 84   fax: 00 32 2 647 68 49

             Homepage: www.kongrakurdistan.net     e-mail: kongrakurdistan@gmail.com

Turkish army and Al-Qaeda in action after Erdogan’s orders

Hayet Al-Tahrir (previously known as Al-Nusra Front and Al-Qaeda) in Idlib opened artillery fire against the Kurdish city of Afrin right after Erdogan’s statements on Saturday. The extremist groups targeted Iska and Celeme villages in the south of the canton of Afrin. Continue reading

THE FINAL RESOLUTION OF THE 14th ANNUAL EUTCC CONFERENCE 2017

14th INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “THE EU, TURKEY, THE MIDDLE EAST AND THE KURDS”

Wednesday 6 & Thursday 7 of January 2017 European Parliament, Brussels

DEMOCRATIC ALTERNATIVE TO TYRANNY AND CHAOS IN THE MIDDLE EAST – KURDISH VISION AND STRATEGIES

 The Annual International Conference on the EU, Turkey and the Kurds was hosted by the EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) in cooperation with the GUE/NGL Group, the Greens-European Free Alliance and the Groups of the Free Alliance of Socialists and Democrats. The conference was successfully held on 6 and 7 December 2017 in the European Parliament in Brussels. Continue reading

Petition for Representation at Geneva Peace Talks.

We call for the representation of the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria (previously Rojava) on the Geneva Peace talks

The seventh round of the Geneva Peace talks on Syria concluded in July 2017 without a resolution. This is partly due to the obduracy of Assad’s envoys who are reluctant to discuss a transitional political process and partly the inefficacy of the UN. Nonetheless this remains the only non-military option on the table and must be seriously pursued. Continue reading

LABOUR PARTY 2017 FRINGE MEETING

Resisting dictatorship in Turkey and building a democratic alternative in Syria – the critical role of the Kurds in defining a new Middle East.

Tuesday 26 September, 12.30 – 14.00

The Charlotte Room, The Grand Hotel, Brighton

 Speakers

Chair: Simon Dubbins – Director of International UNITE
Julie Ward – MEP
Bedia Özgökçe – HDP MP for Van, Turkey
Havin Guneser – International Initiative Freedom for Ocalan – Peace in Kurdistan
Dilar Dirik – Activist of the Kurdish Women’s movement and Cambridge University
Ibrahim Dogus – Director, Centre for Kurdish Progress
Paul Maskey – Sinn Fein MP

All Labour Party delegates and friends welcome

Buffet lunch and refreshments provided Continue reading

AN URGENT DOSSIER ABOUT TURKİSH INVASİON

                

The Turkish state is preparing for war against the Kurdish city of AFRIN (Rojava-Kurdistan)

Stop the Turkish Invasion!

The Turkish army and its sectarian affiliates are attacking liberated villages in Şehba and Afrin (Rojava-Kurdistan, Syria). As many as 6 civilians have been killed, dozens injured and many settlements destroyed. Several Kurdish villages were forcibly evacuated and some besieged.

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STATEMENT BY REPRESENTATION OFFICES OF ROJAVA-NORTH SYRIA IN EUROPE

25 APRIL 2017

URGENT: Condemnation of Aggression by Turkish Military Forces Against

Civilian Populations in Rojava-North Syria and Yezidis in Shingal, Iraqi

Kurdistan

The Representation Offices of Rojava-North Syria in Europe hereby strongly

condemn the actions of the Turkish military taken last night, 25 April 2017.

The Turkish army conducted at least 13 air strikes against the General

Headquarters of the YPG in Qarachox area in Cezire canton, Rojava-North

Syria as well as multiple attacks against the Shingal region in an act of

blatant aggression and disregard for the sanctity of human rights and the

lives of civilians. Continue reading

General Coordinator of the Democratic Self-Administration of Rojava-North Syria

Statement:

“In the midst of our brutal war against terrorism and extremist forces, with

approaching victory against the terrorist organization known as IS in Tabqa

and Raqqa, the Turkish military used airstrikes to bombard media centers and

safe villages in the Derik region as well as attacking the Shingal region

and targeting the Yazidi people. Continue reading