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Tokat, Turkey yesterday. Turkish military police (pepper gassing) vs. Peasants protecting their land.

Gendarmerie suppresses protests against power plant construction with tear gas in northern Turkey

HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtaş has criticized President Erdoğan for his recent statement denying the existence of a Kurdish problem in Turkey
President Erdoğan casts his mind back 10 years, informing the nation’s Kurds that they have no problems despite the continuing, high-profile Kurdish peace process
5 inmates convicted to life sentence within PKK case is reportedly to serve as the secretariat of PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan in the upcoming days of Turkey’s resolution process.
Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), is the only person who can persuade the militants to lay down their arms, a senior PKK leader in the Kandil Mountains said in an interview
Luis Ayala, the Chilean secretary-general of the Socialist International, came to Turkey last week to express concern about the media campaign by pro-government papers against the main opposition, the social democratic Republican People’s Party (CHP), and one of its MPs, Umut Oran, and show solidarity with them
Women who were married before turning 18 years old were more often exposed to violence by their spouses when compared to woman who married after 18
Arab News (Saudi Arabia) March 15, 2015, p. 10        Deutsch  Español  Français Martti Ahtisaari, Emma Bonino & Albert Rohan * Later this year, Turkey will host the 2015 G-20 Leaders’ Summit, the 10th annual meeting of the G-20 heads of government. The country’s prominence on the world stage comes at an odd time, when it
Issue Brief (Center for American Progress) March 12, 2015 By Michael Werz and Max Hoffman * President Barack Obama made a large political investment in Turkey in 2009 for a series of compelling reasons, which he laid out in a speech to the Turkish parliament during his first overseas trip as president. His administration recognized
Three British teenagers who were planning to join Islamic State militants in Syria were detained in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Turkish officials said on March 15

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