Monthly Archives: August 2014

Congratulations from DIE LINKE to HDP and Demirtaş

wpid-wp-1406742430017.jpegDear friends in the HDP,
Dear Selahattin Demirtas,

We would like to congratulate you dearly on your success with the presidential elections.
Four million votes and nearly 10 percent are a wonderful result for a left party in Turkey.
This result is a good starting point for the parliamentary elections next year and for a strong left Kurdish opposition in the Turkish parliament. Continue reading


Urgent Call to the UN and the ICRC for Humanitarian Crisis in Shengal, Maxmur and Rojava


Since the Civil War in Syria, ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant) has been caused a large scale tragedy in Syria, Iraq and Kurdistan. Millions of civilians had to flee from the ISIS invasions. Tens of thousands civilians were victims of the mass ISIS executions.
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PIK: We support Demirtaş – the only candidate for change for Kurds and all in Turkey


We support Demirtas – the only candidate for change for Kurds and all in Turkey

Some twenty years younger than his rivals, we believe that Selahattin Demirtas genuinely represents a new generation and the emergence of a new politics in Turkey, one where the voices of the Kurds can be heard in unison with other minorities and oppressed groups in making demands for a new political agenda for change. Demirtas emphatically stands for peace and a progressive platform. By standing in this election, Demirtas has provided the Turkish voter will a real choice and the level of support that he receives in the ballot box will have a far reaching impact on the future direction that the country will take. Continue reading

HDP Deputies: Parliament must be recalled to debate ISIS attacks


HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) MPs have demanded that the Turkish Parliament be recalled on account of the humanitarian disaster unfolding in Sinjar as a result of the ISIS attacks.

HDP Istanbul MP Sebahat Tuncel and Mardin MP Erol Dora organised a press conference yesterday in parliament to draw attention to the ISIS attacks in Sinjar.
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HDP Co-Chairs call UN to stop ISIS attacks!


H.E. Secretary General, Mr. Ban Ki Moon,

As you know, ISIS occupation in Syria and Iraq has caused unforgettable tragedies in the Middle East. Millions of civilians from Syria and Iraq are under the threat of massacre by ISIS terrorists. Many religious communities have been targeted, including Christians, Assyrians, Ezidis, Shia Muslims and Nusayri groups. Thousands of women have been raped and killed in the last few weeks.
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