Turkish Army Razes Forest in Bitlis

Earlier this month, as part of military operations in Bitlis, Turkish forced burned thousands of acres of local forests to the ground. Locals estimate that almost 90% of the forest was destroyed by the fires. The fires are part of a military operation launched against 24 villages in the majority Kurdish region of Bitlis. This … Read more

Online Boycott Turkey Talk on Tuesday 16th

This coming Tuesday, Boycott Turkey UK will be hosting a talk about the campaign as part of Scottish Solidarity with Kurdistan‘s Kurdish Tuesday events. The event will be at 7pm (UK time) on Tuesday the 16th of June. Speakers include Nilüfer Koç from the KNK (Kurdistan National Congress) who will discuss why the Kurdish Freedom Movement … Read more

Gothenburg Airport Protesters Call For Boycott of Turkish Tourism

The action took place inside the Landsvetter Airport in Gothenburg, Sweden, as part of the boycott of Turkish tourism. The Turkish occupation of Northern Syria and Rojava was condemned by activists who called on travellers to think twice about holidaying in Turkey. Activists also called on people to boycott Turkish products. The action was promoted by … Read more

Turkish Airlines Blockaded in Vienna

Activists have blocked the Turkish Airlines counter at the Vienna International Airport as part of the #RiseUpForRojava campaign against the airline. The activists blocked the Turkish Airlines counter with the powerful slogan: “As long as bombs fly, nobody flies here!”. Companies like Turkish Airlines play a key role in propping up the dictatorial Turkish state … Read more

Activists Protest Turkish Airlines in Stockholm

Swedish activists blocked the Turkish Airlines check-in at Stockholm on the 24th of November as part of a coordinated protest against the state controlled company. Turkish Airlines is a major economic, cultural and diplomatic institution for the Turkish state. The airline represents a key part of the Turkish tourism industry and its advertising is used … Read more

FC Barcelona Basket Fans Protest Turkish Invasion

FC Barcelona Basket fans protested against the Turkish invasion of Rojava during a basketball match against Turkish team Fenerbace Istanbul. Waving YPJ, YPG and Kurdish flags, fans of the Catalan basketball team protested against the invasion and the complicity of many sporting institutions in the Turkish state’s crimes. Many Turkish sports teams help produce nationalist … Read more

Kobani Canton Council call for boycott of Turkish goods: Do not pay for our death

This report from ANF English was published on 30 October, 2019Tweet Under the slogan “No Turkish goods” and in harmony with popular positions rejecting the Turkish aggression on the areas of northern and eastern Syria, the Kobani Canton Council distributed leaflets to the people calling on them to boycott Turkish goods. On Wednesday, Kobani Canton … Read more

Heathrow demonstration against Turkish Airlines

We are in solidarity with the Rojavan revolution, the Kurdish community, the community of Rojava, and those who’ve travelled to be by their side. Turkey’s current invasion can only be understood as an extension of the ethnic cleansing of the Kurdish people. Turkish airlines are directly linked to the Turkish state and the weapons manufactured … Read more

Police accused of ‘disproportionate and aggressive response’ to protest at Turkish embassy in London

lice reportedly threatened protesters with CS gas outside the Turkish embassy in London on 7 June. They arrested one person, while another had to be taken to hospital. “Devastating ecological, historical and social consequences” Around 50 people joined a protest to call on Turkey not to destroy hundreds of majority-Kurdish villages within its borders. The … Read more

Turkey is about to wipe hundreds of historic Kurdish villages off the map

First published by The Canary By Eliza Egret The Turkish state has long been unrelenting in its plans to wipe out Kurdish culture. And in its latest move, it has vowed to begin filling a controversial dam within its borders on 10 June. This will see hundreds of majority-Kurdish villages submerged under water, literally wiping … Read more