Kurds

German Activist Stands Trial for Solidarity with Kurdish Movement

On Friday, December 14, Benjamin Ruß is facing a German district court for sharing images on Facebook in solidarity with the Kurdish movement. We spoke to him about this drastic and absurd attack on the freedom of opinion and on the freedom of the press as well as about the criminalization of the Kurdish movement in Germany.

The Road Ahead for Turkey: Approaching the Last Exit?

The aftermath of the coup and Erdogan’s management of the situation on the night of the attempt, have presented him with a blank check to use and further expand the police state that he had already created two years ago. On the eve of a constitutional referendum, the opposition in Turkey is quickly approaching what could be its last window of opportunity, for the foreseeable future, to push for democratization.