Persecution of Dissidents by PYD reaches New Peak

Two days after the abduction and expulsion of the president of the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC), Ibrahim Biro, the Democratic Union Party (PYD) launched the next attack against Kurdish politicians and sympathisers of KNC member parties. On Monday, August 15, the Asayiș – the security service of the PYD – arrested numerous activists […]

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Statement about the terrorist attack in Qamișlo

In the morning of Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at 9.20 a.m. Qamișlo city suffered from a terrorist attack. A suicide bomber’s truck detonated on the Amudê Road near the Kasemo mosque. Dozens of civilians were killed, hundreds injured. Additionally, several buildings, shops and public facilities were destroyed. According to eye-witnesses’ reports the terrorist entered the city […]

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Federalism as solution for a peaceful, democratic and united Syria

From July 5 to July 8, the Geneva Office of the Kurdish National Council in Syria organised the workshop „Visions for a future Syria – Federalism and the Kurdish region“ in Geneva. The main purpose of the workshop was to support the KNC leadership, represented by Ibrahim Barro, Saoud Almalla, Faisal Youssef, Nimat Dawud, Mustafa […]

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Kurdish National Council in Syria: Workshop on International Humanitarian Law

Geneva. On July 9 and 10, several leaders of the Kurdish National Council in Syria (KNC) completed a workshop on International Humanitarian Law (IHL), including Ibrahim Barro, president of the Kurdish National Council in Syria and secretary of the Kurdish Union Party in Syria (Yekîtî), Saoud Almalla, chairman of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Syria […]

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Statement of the KNC on the new interim government

With large disappointment we noticed the inadequate advances of Dr. Jawad Abu Hatab who was appointed to form an interim government of the Syrian National Coalition of Revolution and Opposition Forces (Etilaf). His intentions and acts when forming the new interim government are inadequate and irresponsible. This is especially the case regarding the intended installation […]

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KNC: Workshop on Federalism as a future political system

The Kurdish National Council in Syria will convene for a six-days-workshop (05/07/2016 to 10/07/2016) in Geneva to discuss essential questions for the future of the Syrian-Kurdish population, including perspectives for a future federal system in Syria and for the political structure of a Kurdish Region within. This workshop is an important part of the KNC’s […]

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