June 23, 2016 “Anything is better than lies and deceit!” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina Is there no limit to the pool of deceit that Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan won’t dive into—and pop up lying even worse? His latest devious dip into the make-believe world came in an op-ed piece he penned for Bloomberg… Continue reading

Mar 16, 2016 Some Kurds think the successes of Turkish leaders are gains for Kurdish masses. Not me! Greater Turkish successes delay freedom for the Kurds and stall liberation of Kurdistan in the greater Middle East. When Turkish leaders blundered by weirdly claiming that Muslims first discovered the Americas and built mosques before churches arose… Continue reading

Woman’s Club of Roland Park Baltimore, Maryland February 18, 2016 We are all gathered here today, in safety and comfort. That is good, and we owe the privilege to a “government of the people, by the people, for the people,” as Abraham Lincoln once memorably put it. But let me show you an alternative view.… Continue reading

Jan 31, 2016 I was deeply moved by your tearful humanitarian plea to your colleagues in the Turkish Parliament for ambulances to remove 28 maimed and bleeding Kurdish civilians—victims of Turkey’s lawless war—to hospitals in the town of Cizre in Turkish Kurdistan. I am even more stirred that you have now camped at the Ministry… Continue reading

Jan 21, 2016 today’s posting comes from pat davis. no relations to paul davis, the author of “turkey needs a dr. king” op-ed about our vigil in yesterday’s rudaw english. pat is a poet, playwright, writer and a wonderful human being who toils tirelessly for the good of wronged and abused folks from central america… Continue reading

15/01/2016 Çima Serok Obama ji ber wan mafên mirovan yên kuTirkîye bêrawestan binpê dike bêdeng dimîne? Gava Hikumeta Tirkan, kurdan bombebaran dike, ma Emerikayê çavê xwe li wan bineqîne? Emerîka ji dewleta Tirkan re çekan dabîn dike. Lê Tirkiye van çekan ji bo gelên kurd qetil bike kar tîne, ku ew tekane hêza kurd ya… Continue reading

Jan 15, 2016 Başkan Obama Türkiye’nin dur durak bilmeyen, korkunç insan hakları ihlallerine neden sessiz kalıyor? Türk hükümeti, Kürt sivilleri bombalarken, Amerika bu saldırıları görmezden mi gelecek? Amerika, Türk devletine silah temin ediyor; Türkiye’yse bu silahları, IŞİD canilerine karşı kahramanca savaşan ve onları yenen tek güç olan Kürt halkını katletmek için kullanıyor. Amerika’nın bu duyarsızlığı,… Continue reading