The three day detention of Steve Sweeney, the only journalist from Britain’s media who was due to cover Nicaragua’s election, is part of the multi-pronged campaign to subvert the country’s self-determination
Despite the announcements from the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that “everything is under control”, Turkey is experiencing one of the deepest crises in recent years. A conversation with Hasan Durkal.
The presence of around 3.6 million Syrian refugees in Turkey has often been used by right-wing groups to incite racial hatred and mobilize support for themselves
The trial of Selahattin Demirtas along with 107 other members of the third largest party in Turkey, HDP, over a 2014 protest has been criticized as political vendetta against the opposition groups by the Erdogan government.
In today’s episode we take a look at the recent ruling in the corruption cases against Lula, a hunger strike by a Palestinian man imprisoned in Israel, protests against contractualization in Morocco, and the current political crisis in Turkey
President of the HDP party, Ertuğrul Kürkçü, speaks to Vijay Prashad about the latest crackdown by Erdoğan’s government on democracy
Vijay Prashad and E. Ahmet Tonak explain what is behind the recent attacks on the progressive HDP party in Turkey
Today we take a look at the indictment filed by Turkey’s Chief Prosecutor seeking to disband Peoples Democratic Party (HDP), mobilizations by student workers across the US, the launch of electoral campaigns in Ecuador, protests by Moroccan farmers, and student protests in South Africa
Turkey’s chief prosecutor has filed a lawsuit in the constitutional court to disband the pro-Kurdish left-wing Peoples Democratic Party on charges of having links with the banned Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)
Güven has been vocal about the plight of Kurdish people.
Leyla Güven, a former member of parliament, was tried and sentenced for her alleged membership of the banned Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) and on the charge of disseminating “terrorist propaganda”
The Turkish constitutional court said the detention of Selahattin Demirtas is in violation of his rights to liberty and security provided by the country’s constitution. He has been in jail since November 2016