From the first minutes of the morning of the 15th of June, 60 warplanes of the Turkish state bombed 81 locations, including civilian areas, in Makhmour, Sinjar, Qandil, Zap and Xakurk. The Turkish media, just like always, has sought to legitimise the bombardment claiming it was against “terrorists”.
In northern Kurdistan the Turkish state has used every state mechanism to prevent the Kurdish people from participating in democratic politics. More than a hundred municipal councils administered by the Kurds have had their mayors removed while many elected members of parliament, mayors and local administrators have been put in prison. However, these attacks are not just limited to northern Kurdistan.Continue reading “Turkey is attacking Kurdistan, Turkish warplanes are bombing Kurdistan!”