Green Party member Jean Lambert discusses Brexit, Turkey’s invasion of Syria and the general election

8 December 2019|Peace in Kurdistan Campaign Journalist Alaettin Sinayic and former Green Party executive chair Jean Lambert spoke about the upcoming UK general elections, Brexit, and the Turkish invasion and occupation of North East Syria. Lambert explained that the political structure of the UK has contributed to a dysfunctional Brexit policy and negotiations.

Briefing on Kurdish community and the 2019 General Election

Kurdish people began arriving in the UK in significant numbers in the 1980s and today there are Kurdish communities across much of the country, with a concentration in London. The people came from Iraq, Turkey, Iran, Syria and Armenia, generally fleeing conflict and repression. British governments have a particular historical responsibility for the fate of … Continue reading Briefing on Kurdish community and the 2019 General Election

NEWS IN BRIEF Update – Turkish invasion of Rojava/North East Syria – No 6 30 Oct-5 Nov 2019

For all of the latest developments, see these sources Rojava Information Center: https://twitter.com/RojavaIC https://rojavainformationcenter.com  ANF English:  https://anfenglishmobile.com/  Hawar News: https://www.hawarnews.com/en/    We stand in solidarity with Rojava, an example to the world 1 Nov 2019 | LaDonna Brave Bull Allard et al., The Guardian Leaders from social movements, communities and First Nations from around the … Continue reading NEWS IN BRIEF Update – Turkish invasion of Rojava/North East Syria – No 6 30 Oct-5 Nov 2019

What next for Turkey and the Kurdish resistance after the local elections? – VIDEO

A public forum called by Peace in Kurdistan, Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC), London Kurdish Solidarity (LKS) and Democratic Kurdish Peoples Assembly UK. Date: Monday, 29 April 6pm. Venue: Unite House, 128 Theobald Road, Holborn, London WC1X 8TN The discussion was moderated by Dr. Thomas Jeffrey Miley and included contributions from members of the UK … Continue reading What next for Turkey and the Kurdish resistance after the local elections? – VIDEO

Report from the UK delegation to observe the municipal election in Turkey

https://kurdishsolidaritynetwork.wordpress.com/2019/04/02/report-from-the-uk-delegation-to-observe-the-municipal-election-in-turkey/ We arrived in Turkey after an urgent call by the HDP to come and monitor the 2019 local elections. Walking through the streets in Turkey, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’d entered a dictatorship. Turkish flags and pictures of president Erdoğan adorn every lamppost. The state attempts to present itself as a … Continue reading Report from the UK delegation to observe the municipal election in Turkey

*POST-ELECTION SPECIAL* KURDISH NEWS BRIEFING, 22-27 JUNE 2018

NEWS, COMMENTARY, ANALYSIS 1. After election boost, Turkey’s Erdogan may reward nationalists with cabinet jobs – sources 2. “The house always wins in Vegas” – analysts assess Turkey’s elections 3. Demirtaş: It is a great success that the HDP is in the Parliament 4. U.S. says respects Turkey’s vote results 5. Commentary: Five Questions: ‘Turkey … Continue reading *POST-ELECTION SPECIAL* KURDISH NEWS BRIEFING, 22-27 JUNE 2018