Strong allegations of Turkish military attacking YPG positions near Azaz in northern Syria…

As ISIS other Jihadis loses ground, Turkey is getting more anxious with YPG moves…

Russian Ministry of Defense has announced that they have basis to think Turkey is getting prepared for a military intervention against Syria.
FOLDED CORNER – ‘The Boys are Dead: The Roboski Massacre and the Kurdish Question in Turkey’ by Frederike Geerdink (Gomidas Institute, $22, 196 pages)

Unchanging state security policies in southeast Turkey

The region’s people already know quite well that any policies pursued in the region are military-related, and have not brought peace but only more conflicts.

Centerpiece of the project: Atatürk Dam. Centerpiece of the project: Atatürk Dam. Wikicommons/US federal government.

Children now make up over a third of the migrants making the perilous sea crossing from Turkey to Greece, the U.N. said
A Turkish court has acquitted an academic who faced seven years in jail for “terror propaganda” over an exam question about two writings by Abdullah Öcalan, the jailed leader of the outlawed PKK
Turkey has announced a decision to return its ambassador to the Vatican nearly 10 months after withdrawing him in protest at Pope Francis’ description of the killings of Anatolian Armenians as “the first genocide of the 20th century”
ECtHR has rejected the request for an interlocutory injunction for the injured stuck in the basement in Cizre but has provided to take all kinds of measure necessary for their health situation and treatment.
HDP Co-Chair Demirtaş telling they will themselves go to basement to provide aid for the wounded said, “We hope the people in there are still alive”.

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