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A Turkish-backed Syrian rebel destroys a poster of Kurdistan Worker's Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan in the city of Afrin in northern Syria on March 18, 2018. (AFP). ANKARA: A German national who was trying to cross into Syria from Turkey has been arrested by Turkish authorities over alleged links ...
In a city still scarred by fighting between the PKK and Turkish troops, young women and men linked hands and danced to traditional Kurdish music in the warm spring sunshine, chanting for Afrin and jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan. A man holds flares during the Newroz celebrations, marking the start of ...

Haqi Kobani, the deputy commander of the S.D.F., was holding down the fort in his capacious office, where a portrait of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or P.K.K., had pride of place. While Kurds hold most of the leadership positions, the S.D.F. is a majority Arab force ...
They were also found posing next to the photographs of the terror group's jailed leader Abdullah Ocalan, as well as other so-called leaders. In its report published on Feb. 12, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict, Virginia Gamba said tens of thousands of ...
ISTANBUL: A Turkish court on Thursday handed the MP niece of the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, a two- and-a-half-year jail term on charges of terror propaganda. Dilek Ocalan has served in parliament since June 2015 elections as an MP for the ...
ISTANBUL: A Turkish court yesterday handed the MP niece of the jailed leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, a two- and-a-half-year jail term on charges of terror propaganda. Dilek Ocalan has served in parliament since June 2015 elections as an MP for the pro-Kurdish ...

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – A Turkish court has sentenced the niece of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan to two years and six months in prison. Dilek Ocalan is a lawmaker with the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). She was convicted of conducting “propaganda for a terror organization.
Her uncle Abdullah Ocalan founded the PKK and spearheaded the group in its insurgency against the Turkish state which began in 1984 and has left tens of thousands dead. He was detained in 1999 in a Hollywood-style operation by Turkish security forces in Kenya after many years on the run and ...
Ocalan, a member of the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP), is the niece of the imprisoned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) founder, Abdullah Ocalan. Kurdistan 24's Diyarbakir bureau reported that Sanliurfa's central criminal court, known in Turkey as a heavy penal court, deemed her attendance at a 2016 funeral ...
On February 15, the local affiliate of the independent group “Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently” reported that Kurdish SDF officials in two towns had ordered shopkeepers to close their stores and join demonstrations demanding that Turkey release Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK's imprisoned leader.
Should Muslim be extradited to Turkey, he would be one of the highest-ranking Kurds to be captured since the 1999 arrest of PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan. Muslim has been wanted by Turkey in connection with a February 2016 bombing in Ankara that killed 30 people. He denies any connection to the ...
The authority wielded by women here — in the police, the courts and the militias — is patterned on the gender egalitarian philosophy of the Kurds' ideological leader, Abdullah Ocalan. The founder of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or P.K.K., Mr. Ocalan is serving a life sentence in Turkey on terrorism charges, ...
Since the nation-state transcends its material basis, the citizens, it assumes an existence beyond its political institutions. It needs additional institutions of its own to protect its ideological basis as well as legal, economic and religious structures. The resulting ever-expanding civil and military bureaucracy is ...
Among other things, she joined the HDP commission that visited Abdullah Ocalan, leader of the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), on the island of Imrali in efforts to broker a peace deal between Turkey's government and the PKK. Recently, the identity of the other potential co-leader also emerged: ...
There is little doubt that the bulk of Manbij soldiers are Arabs, but their key leaders are Kurdish, with backgrounds in the Y.P.G. The Manbij Military Council leader, Muhammed Abu Adel, is Kurdish, as is Mr. Derwish, the council's influential spokesman, who has a prominent photograph of Abdullah Ocalan ...
A Turkish airstrike has hit a landmark dedicated to Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan in Syria's Afrin area. Ocalan is serving a life sentence in a Turkish prison for crimes related to the PKK militant movement. According to Turkish media, the skyward-facing portrait is located on the slope of Mount Darmik in the ...
Since the nation-state transcends its material basis, the citizens, it assumes an existence beyond its political institutions. It needs additional institutions of its own to protect its ideological basis as well as legal, economic and religious structures. The resulting ever-expanding civil and military bureaucracy is ...

For more than thirty years the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) has been struggling for the legitimate rights of the Kurdish people. Our struggle, our fight for liberation turned the Kurdish question into an international issue which affected the entire Middle East and brought a solution of the Kurdish question ...
Demonstrators in Cil Axa (al-Jawadiyah in Arabic) in the northeastern Syrian governorate of Hasakah express support for Kurds in Afrin. They are carrying flags and banners of imprisoned jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan, known as Apo, as well as those of the YPG, YBS and SDF. The sign reads "Afrin ...
Syrian Kurds carry portraits of jailed founding member and leader of the PKK Abdullah Ocalan, as they march during a protest in support of Afrin in the northern Syrian town of Jawadiyah. AFP / Delil souleiman. Turkish planes on Saturday launched air strikes on Syrian Kurdish militias in Afrin, a military ...
Some waved Kurdish and YPG flags while others carried portraits of Abdullah Ocalan, imprisoned leader of the PKK. Signs in Arabic and Kurdish read: "We condemn attack by the Turkish state against our people in Afrin." Several other parts of Kurdish-controlled territories saw similar gatherings, notably ...
... of the PKK's imprisoned leader, Abdullah Ocalan. Unlike their Kurdish counterparts in Iraq, Syrian Kurdish leaders say they don't want full independence, just more regional autonomy—a Syrian Kurdish official I spoke with in Iraq in 2016 compared their vision to the federal structure of the U.S. or Canada, ...
It would also effectively cement the emerging status of the Kurdish-led entity, which is modeled on the vision of Abdullah Ocalan, the Kurdish leader jailed for terrorism in Turkey. Ocalan is the head of the Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, which is fighting a guerrilla insurgency against Turkey and is closely ...
In a statement, the Turkish Community in Switzerland, which is also known as Association Turque en Suisse (ATS), pointed out that Swiss authorities had failed to act when the same billboards were used to demand the release of the head of the PKK, Abdullah Ocalan, who remains in jail in Turkey.
[PKK founder Abdullah] Ocalan is a political and ideological authority for us. We reject such manifestations, when we are told what we should do. [PKK] is the Turkish Kurdish party, our ties with the PKK are the same as with the [leader of the Iraqi Patriotic Union of Kurdistan] Jalal Talabani, but Ocalan is a ...
ARISHA, Syria — Ibrahim Habloush is grateful to be here in Ain Issa, one of dozens of wind-swept desert camps set up in northeastern Syria for people displaced by the fight against Islamic State extremists. It is a safe place for his family of 10 while they wait for their ravaged city of Raqqa to be cleared of explosives and ...
Turkey to transfer tomb in Kurdish-held Syria to former site. Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighters with the Turkey-imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan picture, pose near a Turkish army tank at the new site of the Turkish Suleyman Sah tomb, Kobani, Syrian Kurdistan, Feb. 22, 2015. (REUTERS).
The PYD fly the same flags, profess loyalty to the PKK's imprisoned leader Abdullah Ocalan, wave flags with his face on (and more recently flew said flags on the streets of Raqqa after capturing it from IS, earning some consternation from the US in the process) and devoutly follow the group's ideology and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – SDF spokesperson Talal Silo, who reportedly defected to Turkey, gave an interview to Turkey's state-run media in which he stated that the United States knew “full well” they were working with the PKK on the ground in Syria and alleged that US envoy Brett McGurk led the way in ...
A crowd waves posters of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan, imprisoned in Turkey, and cheers a US medical helicopter flying over the site ...
Turkey, for instance, condemned the placing of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan's photographs at an event in the European Parliament last year.
Turkey, for instance, condemned the placing of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan's photographs at an event in the European Parliament last year.
After Assad's father, Hafez al-Assad, expelled Syrian Kurdish nationalist leader Abdullah Ocalan in 1998, Syria and Turkey maintained ...
Hassan Rouhani, Vladimir Putin, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan pose for photos at an Iran-Russia-Turkey presidential summit in Sochi on ...
Osman Baydemir, the spokesperson for the pro-Kurdish HDP, was briefly detained in June 2017 on charges of insulting public servants and ...
The YPG, while following the doctrine of imprisoned PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan, deny they have links with the PKK and have served as one ...
The violence erupted when police warned protesters to take down banners of Abdullah Ocalan, the imprisoned leader of the outlawed ...
PKK supporters, who were touring on a terrorist group propaganda bus from French city of Strasbourg to Germany, attacked residents of a ...
Referring to a Saturday statement by the U.S. embassy in Turkey that the jailed PKK terrorist leader Abdullah Ocalan was "not worthy of ...
"The leader -- Abdullah Ocalan -- has concentrated on women's freedom, so we are fighting to free women and to liberate people mentally.
Thus, the image of PKK's head, Abdullah Ocalan, in Raqqa's town square today is dedicated to the US. pic.twitter.com/XbBxrJ0LZU.
Abdullah Ocalan died ' sharing of the prosecutor's office ... accounts, the sharing of the PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan has lost his life is not true.
... Women's Day in 2012 in which she expressed her hope for the freedom of the imprisoned PKK founder Abdullah Ocalan was among the charges against her.
One of her colleagues K. F. who testified against her told the Kayseri criminal court that Saydan was praising PKK's imprisoned founder Abdullah Ocalan as "a ...
... or “Rojava” in Kurdish, based on the unique ideology of imprisoned PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan. Founded on principles of radical feminism, ...
Participants hold flags depicting jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan during a demonstration in Cologne, Germany, on September 3.
The statement criticised German authorities for allowing the PKK's imprisoned leader Abdullah Ocalan's posters to be unfurled and group ...
The CIA is believed to have played a critical role in the capture of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan in 1999. Last year, the industry publication Defense News reported that the Pentagon had awarded Ellwood National Forge, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems a $682.9 million contract to sell ...
The Syrian Kurdish groups follow the doctrine of jailed PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan but insist they are a distinct organization. The YPG is allied ...
The violence erupted amid the pro-Kurdish rally, during which activists were demanding the release of Abdullah Ocalan, the jailed leader of the ...


 

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