Human rights groups become new target of Ankara’s crackdown / Ali Bayramoglu

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The Turkish government’s massive crackdown since last year’s attempted coup has targeted not only the putschists, but also the media, Kurdish politicians, as well as leftist, liberal and conservative oppositionists. The latest developments in this crackdown show that the regime is proceeding fast to the lowest point on its path to autocracy.

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Peshmerga won’t quit regions they liberated from IS, former army chief tells Kurdpress

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The former Iraqi Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Babekir Zebari, stated that the demands from the Kurdish forces of Peshmerga to quit the regions they have liberated from the terrorist group of the Islamic State (IS) is in contrast to former deals made between the Kurdish forces and the Iraqi army.

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