Tag Archives: Kurds

Sooner or later justice will catch up with all autocrats, and Turkey’s ‘dictator’ is no exception

Britain’s right-wing tabloids have been trying to use a crisis in a foreign country to attack Jeremy Corbyn. But that exposes their blatant hypocrisy. Because one of Theresa May’s closest allies is an (alleged) war criminal. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Resistance, War | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

British hero is arrested in Turkey for – wait for it – supporting US/UK backed anti-terrorist forces

Joe Robinson (third from left, bottom row) is a former British soldier from Lancashire. He is accused of “membership of a terrorist organisation” after he was arrested while on holiday in Turkey. Why? Because he was a former combat medic … Continue reading

Posted in no category, Resistance, War | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

British jet fighters aiding Kurdish forces in Syria may impact on UK trial of ‘anti-terrorist fighter’

The British government is now deploying Tornado fighter jets to directly assist anti-terrorist ground forces in northern Syria. In the US, meanwhile, Donald Trump has signed an order to arm those same forces. And both of these developments could directly influence the … Continue reading

Posted in no category, Resistance, War | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

The UK trial of this ‘anti-terrorist fighter’ could see even journalists criminalised

Bristolian Josh Walker faces terrorism charges, even though he has allegedly fought against terrorism. And his case could affect not only others like him, but also journalists and researchers. After his return from Syria, police told Walker that he faces charges under Section 58 … Continue reading

Posted in no category, Resistance, War | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New international brigade launched to defend Rojava (Kurdistan) against ISIS, Turkey and Syria

A new international brigade – the International Revolutionary People’s Guerrilla Forces (IRPGF) – has been launched to defend the revolution in Rojava (Kurdistan). Its wider aim is to help “defend social revolutions around the world, to directly confront capital and … Continue reading

Posted in Resistance | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Merkel puts May to shame with freeze on arms supplies in response to Turkey’s ‘Nazis’ taunts

According to reports in the Turkish press, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has suspended arms deliveries to Turkey. This suspension appears to have come in response to the increasingly irrational behaviour of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has recently likened the governments … Continue reading

Posted in War | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Turkey’s war on its Kurdish population sees hundreds killed, says UN report

The images above are not from World War 2. They show Kurdish-populated cities in Turkey, destroyed by NATO’s second biggest army. A military that Britain continues to arm. And now a report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner … Continue reading

Posted in no category, Resistance, War | Tagged , , | Leave a comment