Kurdish

US-backed Syria forces resume fighting near Tabqa dam

US-backed forces in Syria are resuming an offensive against ISIL fighters at a major hydroelectric dam, saying it is in no danger of collapsing amid conflicting claims over its integrity. The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) offensive was briefly suspended on Monday, a day after a senior Syrian government official[…]

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Judge Moosa, fighting for the Kurdish till the end

While the late human rights lawyer Judge Essa Moosa will be remembered for his unwavering commitment to the anti-Apartheid struggle, very few people know that the jurist had also focused his life’s work on the self-determination of the Kurdish people of Turkey.  Tributes continue to stream in for the judge[…]

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Syria calls on UN to condemn Turkish attacks on Kurds

Syria’s foreign ministry has condemned Turkey’s shelling of Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and sent two letters voicing its concern to the United Nations, Syrian state media reported. “Turkish artillery shelling of Syrian territory constitutes direct support to the armed terrorist organisations,” the ministry told the UN Secretary General and[…]

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