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Funerals of 13 YPG/YPJ Members Delivered to Families

Funerals of 13 YPG/YPJ members were delivered to their families while 11 funerals are still being kept in Mürşitpınar border gate, near Syria.

Solidarity Call from Brazil's Landless Workers' Movement for Turkey

“We are deeply distressed by recent reports of the outbreak of hostilities initiated by the Turkish State against the Kurdish populations in Northern Syria, Northern Iraq and even within Turkey itself.”

290,414 Children Taken to Police Station in 2014

According to the Turkish Statistical Institute, the number of children who were taken to security units increased 6.2% in comparison with 2013.

Northern Cyprus President: No Solid Agreement without Public Acclaim

The President of Northern Cyprus, Mustafa Akıncı, said they were at the bottom of the ladder about the ownership problem of Cyprus. Akıncı stressed they would defend their rights and respect opposite party.

Men Kill 19 Women in July

Men killed 19 women in July. In first seven months of 2015, men killed 160 women, raped 70 women and forced 122 women to prostitution.


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