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EUTCC Commentary #7 & #8

Written by Prof. Baskın Oran

#7: Minorities in Turkey I: Law and Reform

#8: Minorities in Turkey II: Ideology and Discrimination


Statement by HDP Foreign Affairs Commission Co-spokespersons Feleknas Uca & Hişyar Özsoy on the rassist attack in Konya which claimed the life of seven members of the family 

We call on the international community to increase its solidarity with the HDP and the Kurds, as the attacks on us are very much on the rise and becoming even deadlier.


Turkish-backed rebels leave trail of abuse and criminality in Syria’s Afrin

The serene topography of the Syrian enclave of Afrin belies the power vacuum and violence now afflicting many of the territories under the control of Turkish-backed forces in the war-torn country’s northeast.


Turkey uses child soldiers 

U.S. State Department added Turkey to a list of governments implicated in the use of child soldiers. For the first time a NATO ally was listed.


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