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PKK Letter to the American People and President Trump

Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Foreign Relations Committee ANF News
We are not guilty of terrorism; we are victims of state terrorism. But we are guilty of defending our people”, said the PKK in its letter addressing to the American people and president.

Kurdish Movement Releases Statement on Turkey Coup Attempt

Kurdish Question Kurdish Question
There was already military tutelage in Turkey before yesterday's coup attempt; which makes the attempt a coup by one military faction against the existing one. This is why a section of the military has taken sides with Erdoğan, because there is already military tutelage in Turkey.

The Kurdish Elephant

John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.

Turkey's AKP Doomed by Poverty, Growing Inequality and Its War on Trade Unions

Conn M. Hallinan Dispatches From The Edge
Backdrop to Turkey's elections: Turkish workers have seen their unions dismantled under the AKP government, and many have lost collective bargaining rights. The percentage of unionized workers fell from 57.5 in 2003 to just 9.68 percent today. The Syrian war is not popular with the average Turk. The Army opposes any involvement in Syria, because it sees nothing ahead but a quagmire that would ally Turkey with the al-Qaeda-linked Nusra Front.
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