Tag Archives: Kurds

‘BurqaGate’: the hypocrisy of Boris Johnson exposed

Former UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson is facing a possible inquiry into an article that compared women wearing burqas and niqabs with “letterboxes” and ‘bank robbers’. But this intervention by Johnson was all about internal Conservative politics and promoting his … Continue reading

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Shocking videos emerge of alleged war crimes by a UK-armed NATO ally

Not one but two shocking videos have emerged of what could be described as alleged war crimes by Turkey – a NATO member armed by the UK. WARNING: This article contains very disturbing scenes which may not be suitable for everyone and … Continue reading

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Echoes of Spain 1936 with call for international solidarity against Turkish aggression

    A women’s army has mobilised to defend the people of the mainly Kurdish-populated Afrin province of northern Syria against the invading Turkish military. This coincides with a call to arms by the international volunteer brigades which, alongside Kurds … Continue reading

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Key NATO member accused of slaughtering innocent people [distressing images]

Since 19 January, a key NATO member has been relentlessly bombing cities, towns and villages, reportedly killing men, women and children. The victims are Kurds. The perpetrator is Turkey. And the place is Afrin province, a largely Kurdish area of … Continue reading

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An ultra-conservative group has published a report insulting Britain’s anti-terrorist fighters

The neoconservative Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which has close links with the far right of the Conservative Party as well as the political right in the US, has just published a report [pdf] which argues that people currently fighting against Daesh (Isis/Isil) are … Continue reading

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Spanish anarchist-syndicalist union issues statement on the Barcelona terror attack

The Spanish anarchist-syndicalist union, the CNT, has released a statement condemning the horrific terrorist attack in Barcelona that saw 14 people murdered and more than 100 injured, many critically. And the Catalan anarchist organisation Embat has released a video statement … Continue reading

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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

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