1. teosgirl

    Nevroz and the PKK?

    British academic detained by Istanbul police over ?PKK propaganda? - CRIME I can't even begin to fathom their logic; how is Nevruz (spring equinox) considered a terrorist event? The government can no longer see the line they've crossed, this takes persecution of opponents, in particular...
  2. suzyq

    Kurds feel trapped between state and PKK, make plea for peace

    Sad life for people caught in the middle. Locals in mainly Kurdish Diyarbakır feel trapped by clashes between Turkish security forces and the terrorist Kurdistan Workers' Party's (PKK) and are calling for the resumption of negotiations to resolve the issues. Intense clashes occurring on a...
  3. suzyq

    PKK says halts militant activity in Turkey until elections

    The outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) called on its fighters to halt activities in Turkey unless they face an attack, a news website close to the organization said Oct. 10, three months after it ended a two-year-old de facto cease-fire. Fırat news agency reported the head of the KCK, the...
  4. immac

    PKK: USA Miscalculates

    From Independent: "...America's worst error in the Middle East since the Iraq War?" Turkey conflict with Kurds: Was approving air strikes against the PKK America's worst error in the Middle East since the Iraq War? - Middle East - World - The Independent Extracts: “The Americans are not very...
  5. K

    PKK cancels ceasefire

    PKK says Turkish government has reneged on their promises. PKK group says Turkish ceasefire over
  6. T

    Oktay Vural calls PKK Terrorists

    Oktay Vural stated that the PKK are terrorists after he recently tried to blame the death of a student on the PKK, one female HDP MP said to Oktay Vural that as Oktay Vural's cousin is a PKK member does that mean his cousin is a terrorist - he shut up and did not answer - some people believe its...
  7. T

    Party of the European Left (EL) assist Kobani & remove PKK from EU terrorist list

    The Party of the European Left (EL) has decided at a meeting of its Presidential Council in Athens to launch a campaign to provide economic and political support for Kobanê and for the removal of the PKK from the EU's list of “terrorist organisations” HDP European Representative Eyyüp Doru, who...
  8. T

    PKK Peace Process

    The peace process between the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and Turkey is continuing despite warnings by rebels that negotiations are facing collapse over two primary concerns: Ankara's inaction in stopping the advance of Islamic State militants in Kobani, and the Turkish military's recent...
  9. shirleyanntr

    PKK stepping up operations

    The PKK have never really 'gone' as was proclaimed by the government some months ago..there's never really been a 'ceasefire' the lid has been on the media .. but the activity in the East has stepped up over the last two weeks with little at first being reported this morning theres been...
  10. shirleyanntr

    are the PKK back in business

    two soldiers werei killed last friday and on Sunday 4 soldiers were taken hostages by the PKK. Ocalan is becoming increasingly vocal and has said that Turkey has a second country within. Erdoğan seems to have shot himself in the foot with his excuse of a democratization package which was...
  11. shirleyanntr

    İs the PKK ready to take up arms again

    The PKK leadership is considering a response to the much vaunted 'democratization package ' which they say has not gone far enough. They accuse the government of electioneering by throwing a few crumbs down. They have said hey will issue a statement responding to the 'package' next week...
  12. teosgirl

    Columnist claims PKK set to launch civil war in Turkey

    Columnist claims PKK set to launch civil war - Today's Zaman, your gateway to Turkish daily news Charlotte
  13. giglets

    Turkish Hostages Released by PKK

    The Kurdish militant group, the PKK, has released eight Turkish soldiers and officials it has held captive in northern Iraq for up to two years. "We have safely received the prisoners," Husamettin Zemberlioglu, a Kurdish politician said. The move is being seen as part of efforts to end the...
  14. alison09400

    PKK Attack

    LOCAL - PKK hits unarmed soldiers returning from leave: 10 killed, 70 injured RIP to those who have been killed. Thoughts and prayers to all their families. I hope the number of deaths doesn't increase.
  15. Y

    PKK activity soars

    Cant see any threads about this - am I really the only person worried about it? Alot more incidents in the East and now in Foca, Izmir. Meanwhile the PM is persecuting the military commanders, and criticizing those of them remaining who may say the problem is getting more serious.
  16. shirleyanntr

    yet another PKK attack

    yesterday another 8 soldiers died and over 15 injured in an attack by the PKK. It happened in Hakkiri Province on the border with Iraq. All the political parties are coming out with the usual pat phrases about the PKK laying down arms..which of course they shoukd do but i wonder what would...
  17. giglets

    PKK Battle - Many Deaths

    BBC News - Kurdish PKK rebels and police killed in Turkey clashes
  18. shirleyanntr

    PKK terrorists or freedom fighters

    Here is an interesting argument in an article in which the writer argues that the PKK should not be labelled terrorists. the comments are equalling interesting and heated and in general find her article outrageous. she has a very good blog with some excellent articles..however i do think she is...
  19. teosgirl

    Civilians, tourists no longer spared, PKK affiliate says

    I'm not sure how serious this threat is. I guess we'll know soon enough if our countries of birth issue travel warnings. I'm sure they'll be reaction soon enough from the Turkish government. It could be a black propaganda campaign set to damage tourism, but I thought it's worth mentioning as...
  20. shirleyanntr

    more soldiers killed by PKK

    The border area around Hakkarı was the scene of yet another attack by the PKK this time at least 9 soldiers were killed and many more injured. This is probably a response to the recent bombing of PPK camps in Northern İraq..the conflict has increased this month with about 34 soldiers killed...
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