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7 Public Schools Burnt Down in Cizre, Yüksekova

Following the sealing of 3 schools planned to teach in Kurdish, 7 public schools were burnt down in Cizre and Yüksekova districts.

Lady Gaga: Hard to Be Gay; Don’t Be Ashamed, Be Proud

“I travelled around the world. It is really hard being a gay. Don’t be ashamed of who you are and be proud of yourself. Because God loves us all,” Lady Gaga told her audience at last night’s concert in Istanbul.

IMC TV Lays Off Trans Reporter Demishevich

Turkey’s first trans TV reporter Michelle Demishevich has been laid by her employers who said that “they didn’t have anything to do with her gender but she didn’t fit the professional morals”.

From Sinjar Mounts to Abandoned Villages

Some of the Ezidi refugees are moving to the villages in the southeastern villages abandoned due to Turkish state violence during the 1990s. Maybe they will soon be permanent residents there.

Turkish-Kurdish Peace: Has the Hour Come?

Could Kurdish voices become part of the political mainstream in Turkey; and could the PKK have its status as “terrorist” removed?


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