22 female co-mayors imprisoned, trustees appointed to 35 municipalities13:13 05/12/2016
Democratic Regions Party (DBP) took 106 municipalities in 2014 local election. Trustees have been appointed to 35 municipalities held by the DBP since September 11,2015. As of November 29, 45 ...
Carnations thrown towards the Four-legged Minaret15:18 28/11/2016
On the first anniversary of murder of Tahir Elçi, people wanted to commemorate Diyarbakır Bar Association Chair Tahir Elçi in front of Four-legged Minaret, where he was killed; however they ...
‘Erbane is the voice of women and resistance’13:41 28/11/2016
Fatma Özen, erbane (musical instrument) teacher at Urfa Culture and Art Association, describes erbane, which is a symbol of women in Kurdish music as, “Kurdish women’s scream and resistance”.
The closed KJA member Sara Aktaş detained11:56 28/11/2016
Kurdish politician Sara Aktaş, member of the Free Women’s Congress (KJA) shut down by KHK (statutory decree), was taken into custody at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.
Police intervene in women who want to march in Ankara15:02 26/11/2016
Police intervened in the women, who gathered in Kolej Square in Ankara for November 25 and detained many women by battering.
Co-mayors of Bitlis and Güroymak imprisoned12:14 26/11/2016
Bitlis Co-mayors Nevin Daşdemir and Hüseyin Olan and Güroymak Co-mayor M.Emin Özkan have been imprisoned.
Co-mayor Leyla Salman detained15:40 25/11/2016
Kızıltepe Co-mayor Leyla Salman has been taken into custody.
‘12-year-old’ accepted as age limit in sexual abuse12:55 25/11/2016
The draft bill, from which the sexual abuse was withdrawn, has been accepted by Parliament. After the AYM (Supreme Court) removed the rule of the 15-year-old for sexual abuse, regulations on sexual ...
Free women’s village in Rojava: Jinwar12:13 25/11/2016
In Rojava, the Free Women’s Village Construction Committee of Kongra Star has begun to build a women’s village named “Jinwar” against violence against women.
Metropolitan Municipal Council Group to work with the people14:15 24/11/2016
Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality Council Group decided to carry out their works with the people not appointed trustee. Diyarbakır Metropolitan Municipality Council held an emergency meeting ...
On the eve of November 25: Elif&Hediye kill 2 men to save their lives13:29 24/11/2016
On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, a woman named Elif killed her husband inflicting violence on her with a knife in Bursa. In İzmir, a ...
Police raids on Bitlis and Kızıltepe municipalities11:45 24/11/2016
Police raided the building of Bitlis and Kızıltepe municipalities held by the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) in the morning. While co-mayors of Bitlis have been detained, four directors have been ...
Women: Self-defense is a right against violence11:27 24/11/2016
While women are preparing to cry male violence on November 25, women in Van argued that self-defense is a right against violence.
Police block Peace Mothers’ sit-in protest!16:17 23/11/2016
Peace Mothers’ sit-in protest, performed in front of Dolmabahçe Palace every week, was blocked this week by police.
Men kill 236 women in 11 months15:37 23/11/2016
Men killed 236 women sexually assaulted 71 women and sexually abused 368 girls between January 1 and November 20, 2016
Journalist Şermin Soydan released from prison15:16 23/11/2016
Closed Dicle News Agency (DİHA) reporter Şermin Soydan, who was jailed pending trial for her news titled “Here is the document of ‘secret ‘operation in Gever (Yüksekova)” and life ...
Police raid home of Artuklu Co-mayor Sevinç Bozan16:27 22/11/2016
Police raided home of Artuklu co-mayor Sevinç Bozan.
Hediye burned alive in Erciş laid to rest15:13 22/11/2016
Hediye Ataman, who was burned alive in her home during house raid on November 18 in Van’s Erciş district, has been laid to rest in Çelebibağı Central Cemetery.
Bekir Bozdağ: 'The bill will be withdrawn from the text'12:25 22/11/2016
Minister of Justice Bekir Bozdağ said, “The bill will be withdrawn from the text” regarding the withdrawn draft bill of sexual abuse.
Investigation in Şırnak continues12:00 22/11/2016
The delegation consists of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) MPs and members and the Democratic Regions Party (DBP) members continue their visit in Şırnak.