Appeal regarding the political detainees in PYD prisons

Since August, the PYD has detained dozens of activists, members and officials of the Kurdish National Council in Syria. The reason given is their participation in a funeral cortege of a Peshmerga who lost his life fighting against the Islamic State in Kurdistan Iraq. The PYD withholds all information regarding their whereabouts and their general […]

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Murderer sentenced to life imprisonment and his family expelled from the city

On October 5, the PYD-affiliated news agency ANHA (Hawar) reported about the decision taken by the “court of the people” of the Jazirah canton regarding the murder of twenty-five-year-old Falak Mohamad. On July 29, the young woman was assassinated by her husband Alan Mohamad, who is mentally fragile, right after they got married. According to […]

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Statement regarding the terrorist attack in al-Hasakah

Kurdish National Council in Syria – Geneva Office 04 October 2016 In the evening of October 3, 2016, a suicide bomber blew himself up at a wedding of the Fatîme family in a predominantely Kurdish quarter of the city of al-Hasakah and killed at least 20 people. Another 70 were injured. Among the victims are […]

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A constitution for Syrian-Kurdistan: Freedom and Democracy

Erbil. On September 16 and 17, eight members of the Legal Office of the Kurdish National Council in Syria met in Erbil to discuss the constitutional draft for Syrian-Kurdistan already approved by the political leadership of the KNC in July in Geneva. The lawyers of the KNC from Syrian-Kurdistan focussed on legal topics, the session […]

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German Chancellery welcomes the KNC and rejects the oppressive politics of the PYD

Berlin, 23 September 2016 One month after the abduction and unlawful expulsion of Ibrahim Biro, the president of the Kurdish National Council in Syria, a KNC delegation, composed of Ibrahim Biro, Kamiran Hajo, chairman of the KNC Foreign Relations Office, and Siamend Hajo, representative of the Foreign Relations Office, was received today in the German […]

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Release: The HNC’s “Executive Framework” will neither bring peace nor equality

P R E S S R E L E A S E Kurdish National Council in Syria – Geneva Office 20 September 2016 The “Executive Framework” will neither bring peace nor equality On September 7, 2016, the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) released a document in London called “Executive Framework for a Political Solution”, representing its […]

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Joint Statement of the KNC and the Assyrian Democratic Organisation

In an amicable meeting between a delegation of the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) and the Assyrian Democratic Organisation (ADO), the bilateral relations and the importance to further develop them to serve the interests of Kurds and Assyrians and of the country were discussed.   Additionally, both sides discussed the latest developments at the […]

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Statement regarding the Document “Executive Framework for a Political Solution”

Statement regarding the Document “Executive Framework for a Political Solution”, presented in London on 07 September 2016 The Kurdish population in Syria participated in the peaceful revolution, the revolution of freedom and dignity, since its beginning in March 2011. The Kurdish population was standing side by side with the Syrians who took to the streets […]

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Statement on the Turkish intervention in Syria

The Assad regime turned Syria into an open military playground for interventions of regional and international stakeholders, including the latest military intervention by Turkey in Jarabulus, at the Syrian-Turkish border, supported by airstrikes of the US-led coalition and pretending to help the FSA to expell Daesh. This change of action followed the failed coup in […]

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