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Angelenos plan LAX protest of Turkey’s Dirty War against Kurds (tags)
In the wake of a failed coup attempt, Southern California Kurdish solidarity organizations will gather in front of the Turkish Airlines Terminal on July 20th to commemorate the first anniversary of ISIS’ massacre of 33 peace activists in Suruç, Turkey and call on the Turkish government (the owner of Turkish Airlines) to stop giving safe haven to ISIS and end its dirty war against Kurds, the largest ethnic minority in Turkey
John Balian?s ?Novel Approach? Brings the Armenian Saga to the Masses (tags)
Armenians often wish for a tale about the Armenian Genocide and its aftermath that would make a blockbuster film and draw attention to their cause. John Balian?s new book, Gray Wolves and White Doves, may be that tale.
Free Mehmet Tarhan! Fri, Dec 9: International Day of Action (tags)
Mehmet Tarhan, 27, is a gay Kurdish man who is a “total” conscientious objector – against all wars and any alternative to forced military service. He was sentenced to four years by a Turkish military court for “refusing orders” and faces re-trial on Dec 15. People are taking action in his support in 22 cities and 13 countries on Fri, Dec 9. In LA, join a picket called by the Global Women's Strike/LA outside the Turkish consulate, 6300 Wilshire Blvd. (at Crescent Heights), from 11am to noon.
Free Mehmet Tarhan! Gay conscientious objector jailed in Turkey (tags)
December 9, 2005, is an International Day of Action to support Mehmet Tarhan, gay conscientious objector jailed in Turkey. Turkey does not recognise conscientious objection and provides no alternative to military service.