Attack on Turkish Consulate in Zurich

“We have on the night of 08.26.2015 attacked a car on the premises of the Turkish Consulate at Weinbergstrasse 65 in Zurich with an explosive device after the Turkish state has in recent weeks launched a large scale attack against the progressive forces in the region with the backing of the US, NATO and [...]

Report on execution of YJA Star guerrilla Ekin Wan

Lawyer and human rights defender Eren Keskin has prepared a three-page report on the execution of YJA Star guerrilla Kevser Eltürk (Ekin Wan) whose body was tortured by Turkish state forces after her death in a clash with soldiers in Varto district of Muş on August 10. Keskin who talked to ANF about the [...]

TKP-ML/TIKKO women carry out action for Ekin Wan

In an action carried out by female guerrillas from TKPML/TİKKO two soldiers were killed. On 27th of August at 07.10 am, TKP/ML – TİKKO guerrillas carried out an action against a police post which is under reconstruction in Dersim’s Geyiksu. The TKP/ML – TİKKO guerrillas’ action was carried out in memory of Ekin Wan.

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Female prisoners from MLKP/KKÖ go on hunger strike

Prisoners from MLKP/Komünist Kadın Örgütü(Marxist Leninist Communist Party/Communist Women Organisation) declared a 5 day hunger strike against inhuman actions towards the YJA Star guerilla Ekin Wan and others, demanding bodies be delivered to their families and standing in solidarity with PKK and PJAK prisoners. MLKP/KKÖ prisoners indicated that after the Suruç massacre AKP has [...]

HPG releases balance sheet of war for one month

HPG (People’s Defense Forces) Press Office has released the balance sheet of war in Kurdistan for the last one month. HPG remarked that Erdoğan and the AKP government started a war against the Kurdistan people revolutionary democratic forces after suspending the negotiation process in the face of the success achieved by the people of [...]

Armed struggle in Turkey/Kurdistan 22/8/2015

Police forces launched operations against three neighbourhoods in Yüksekova district of Hakkari this morning to close the trenches dug by the local people. Following the clashes between self-defense units and the police forces, the police were repelled from the neighbourhoods. Police special operations teams attacked, opened indiscriminate fire in Sur district of Amed, one [...]

TKP/ML prisoners launch three day hunger strike against AKP massacres

The TKP/ML prisoners stated: “After the Suruc massacre, assaults which started with shelling of Kandil, continue with massacre of civilians, mass detentions and arrests in Zergele, Silopi and Ağrı. The bodies of YPG/YPJ guerrillas who fought against DAESH in Rojava are hold at the border and not delivered to their families, inhuman actions are [...]

Armed struggle in Turkey/Kurdistan 19/8/2015

Police intervened in a protest demonstration in Esenler district of İstanbul against attacks in Muş (in eastern Turkey) and Diyarbakır (in southeastern Turkey) provinces. A 15-year-old protester Fırat Elma was shot and killed. According to the latest report from the Baran Tursun Foundation, the police have shot dead 201 people from 2007 to August [...]

Armed struggle in Turkey/Kurdistan 18/8/2015

One week ago, YJA STAR commander Kevser Eltürk (nom de guerre Ekin Wan) died in a clash with Turkish security forces in the Varto district of the largely Kurdish Muş province. Security forces stripped her body naked, dragged it through the street with a rope and abandoned it in the village square.

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HPG: 15 August marked with effective actions by guerrillas

People’s Defence Forces (HPG) said in its daily statement that HPG and YJA STAR guerrillas welcomed the anniversary of the 15 August with effective actions. In the actions carried out by guerrilla units, 21 Turkish soldiers and 4 police officers were killed while 4 armoured vehicles and a helicopter of the Turkish military were [...]