Turkish political prisoners at COVID-19 risk — Prime Minister Erdogan’s dangerous move

Are the Turkish authorities using the COVID-19 crisis to kill off those who oppose their rule? This might seem to be an extreme proposition but it is a fair conclusion in light of recent actions of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that leaves thousands of his opponents locked in gaols where they are exposed to … Continue reading Turkish political prisoners at COVID-19 risk — Prime Minister Erdogan’s dangerous move

Mass Hunger Strike Win A Positive Sign For Kurdish Struggle

In May New Matilda published my article on the Kurdish struggle. Thousands of Kurds have just ended their political hunger strike claiming success in the tactical battle with the Erdogan government about the future of the Kurdish struggle for peace with justice. The hunger strike, initiated in November 2018 by Leyla Guyen, a Kurdish member of … Continue reading Mass Hunger Strike Win A Positive Sign For Kurdish Struggle