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6-year-old Yezidi child dies in fire at Kurdistan Region displacement camp

10 ay önce

A six-year-old Yezidi child was killed when a fire broke out at a camp near Sheikhan in the Kurdistan Region’s Duhok province. The victim died in the Essian camp between Ba’adre and Sheikhan in Duhok province. “A six-year-old Yezidi girl died in her tent yesterday. The girl was meanwhile on her mattress in a deep […]

Şenyaşar family demanding justice for 327 days

10 ay önce

Continuing the sit-in demanding justice, Şenyaşar family said: “Those who committed crimes against humanity are prisoners in the conscience of society, even though the judiciary cannot hold them accountable.” Emine Şenyaşar, who lost her husband and two sons in a massacre carried out by the AKP Deputy İbrahim Halil Yıldız’s bodyguards and relatives on 14 […]

Rojava writer uses ‘soft power’ to get his voice heard

10 ay önce

“Words are powerful,” Jan Dost recently told Kurdistan 24, adding that he tries to tell the world the roots of the Kurdish people and history through his writing. Famed writer Jan Dost, much like the Syrian Kurdish city where he’s from, Kobani, has suffered a lot. Channeling that suffering, he uses his soft power to […]

Top US, Rojava officials meet following ISIS attack

10 ay önce

US Acting Special Envoy to Syria John Godfrey and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Ethan Goldrich had a virtual meeting with northeast Syria’s (Rojava) military and political leadership on Friday, days after Kurdish forces announced victory over a major attack by the Islamic State (ISIS). “A/SE Godfrey and DAS Goldrich met virtually with SDF and […]

Turkey’s justice minister steps down

10 ay önce

Turkish justice minister Abdulhamit Gul said early Saturday that he has resigned from his position without revealing why he has stepped down. “With the approval of our honourable President, I have resigned from my duty as justice minister which I have been serving since July 19, 2017,” Gul said in a tweet, thanking Erdogan “for accepting […]