19 August 2022
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    Is a Biden presidency good for the Kurds? An interview with Hisyar Ozsoy, academic and HDP MPSunday 15 November 2020

    Is a Biden presidency good for the Kurds? An interview with Hisyar Ozsoy, academic and HDP MP

    Since March 2019 local elections, the Turkish government has carried out “a systematic campaign” according to POMED, to overturn the results by removing Kurdish mayors in South Eastern towns and replacing them with trustees known as ‘kayyum’. The former leader of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Selahattin Demirtas, is in jail and many of its MPs have also been arrested, charged with association of the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) on the flimsiest of evidence. As life under Turkey’s increasingly nationalist government gets harder for ordinary Kurds and their representatives, John Lubbock asks the HDP’s Hisyar Ozsoy about the situation and his reaction to the recent U.S. election.

    Joe Biden will support Kurds in Syria and Iraq more than other US presidents, university professor saysSunday 15 November 2020

    Joe Biden will support Kurds in Syria and Iraq more than other US presidents, university professor says

    Joe Biden has a very positive attitude towards the Kurds in Iraq and Syria, and the Turkish government, like outgoing President Donald Trump, cannot have much room for maneuver in Syria," Dr. David Romano told the KurdPress news agency.