Turkey attacks Kurds in Syria: Saleh Muslim

Salih Muslim: We will not allow the Turks to enter one inch into the liberated territory (Asharq al-Awsat)

·        Chairman of the Democratic Union Party Salih Muslim accused the Iranians, Turks, and Syrians, despite their differences and conflicts, of uniting against the Kurds, amid silence from the US-Russian sides, saying that the regimes of the three countries are “dictatorial” and could not accept the democratic example established by the Kurds on the ground. Continue reading “Turkey attacks Kurds in Syria: Saleh Muslim”

Justice – democracy etc

The claimants who took the Labour Party to court in order to win their democratic right to vote, are now being forced to pay and extra £30,000 in legal costs to the Labour Party within 28 days, after General Secretary Iain McNicol pushed for the 5 members to pay costs -that’s £5000 each. As I’m sure anyone would agree, £5000 is a lot of money. Please donate as much as you can to help cover the legal costs!


Rojava – a “protection zone” for religious and ethnic minorities in northern Syria?

Report on a research trip by STP’s Middle East expert
Dr. Kamal Sido, Middle East Consultant of the Society for Threatened Peoples (STP), visited Rojava in northern Syria from March 12 to April 3, 2016, to get his own impression of the situation. The important outcome of his research trip are around 24 interviews with members of different ethnic groups, 18 of which are published as an annex to this report.

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