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World Popular Resistance Clippings 5/7/2013

Railway workers’ strike in Buenos Aires ends in riots Eighteen people have been arrested following a strike by railway workers in the Argentine capital Buenos Aires on Wednesday. Shops were attacked and stalls burned around one of the city’s main … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 3/12/2012

Singapore Deports Chinese Drivers Over Strike SINGAPORE—Singapore authorities will deport 29 Chinese bus drivers and press criminal charges against five others for participating in a rare protest over wages, the city-state’s first strike in 26 years. The walkout last week … Continue reading

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Turkey detains 152 suspected PKK members

– Turkish police detained 152 Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants and supporters, including PKK Self-Defense Units (ÖSB) chief C.A., in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır on Tuesday, Nov 20, for various crimes related to violent demonstrations held across the country, … Continue reading

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Turkish jets strike Kurdish rebel hideouts in Iraq: sources

Turkish jets bombed Kurdish rebel hideouts in northern Iraq overnight, military sources told AFP, but it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties. At least 12 F-16 fighter jets took off from the Diyarbakir base in the southeast … Continue reading

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KCK Trial still Jammed on Defence in Kurdish

09 November The main “KCK trial” heard in Diyarbakır in the Kurdish-majority region of south-eastern Turkey was postponed because the defence lawyers applied to the superior court for the right to a defence in their clients’ mother tongue. A total … Continue reading

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Bombs, munitions, weapons found in Ankara and Van

A man was detained in the capital city of Ankara on Thursday due to possible links to Kongra-Gel, the suspected legislative branch of the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) and believed to have links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). … Continue reading

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Renegade groups flourish with PKK in disarray

According to intelligence reports done by the Office of the Chief of General Staff and the National Intelligence Organization (MİT), the leadership of the outlawed terrorist organization Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is in disarray and many renegade groups are acting … Continue reading

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Three PKK militants killed, fighting continues in Turkey

15 October Three more PKK militants were killed in a second day of fighting on Thursday in southeast Turkey, and operations against the militants continued, security sources said. On Wednesday, two soldiers and one PKK militant were killed in clashes … Continue reading

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2 Turkish troops killed in PKK clash

Oct 14, Two soldiers and a Kurdish militant have been killed in a clash between the Turkish security forces and members of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK). The incident took place in eastern province of Tunceli on Wednesday, Anatolia … Continue reading

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Kurdish protesters, riot police clash

October 10, 2010 Kurdish protesters have clashed with riot police in southeast Turkey. The demonstrators were marking the anniversary of the day the Kurdistan Workers Party leader was forced to flee his safe haven in Syria. He was later captured … Continue reading

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