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ISIL on Turkmen-Afghan border

ISIL on Turkmen-Afghan border

Turkmen authorities are carefully monitoring the development of the situation on the border and trying to prevent escalation, analysts say. By Dzhumaguly Annayev, 2015-02-05, CentralAsiaOnline.com ASHGABAT – Units of the “Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL) reportedly have begun massing on the Afghan border …

Uygur Refugees Go on Hunger Strike in Thai Prison

Uygur Refugees Go on Hunger Strike in Thai Prison

Around 140 Uyghur refugees, who fled East Turkestan and are currently being held in a prison in Thailand, started a hunger strike on Wednesday 21 January 2015. Their protest aims to raise awareness of the appalling prison conditions and poor food quality, which have already …

25 Iraqi Turkmens Died in Air Attack

25 Iraqi Turkmens Died in Air Attack

On 28 January, 2015, Talafar, a city of Iraqi Turkmens in the province of Mosul, was bombed by the USA/Iraqi aircrafts, and 25 Turkmens were killed accidentally. It is said that the target of the attack was ISIL forces, but accidently they hit the Turkmen militia and …

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Uyghurs Fleeing From Chinese Oppression

Uyghurs Fleeing From Chinese Oppression

The Uighurs (or Uyghurs) are Turkic people who inhabit the western Chinese region of Xinjiang and are often resistant to rule by the Han, the dominant ethnicity in China. Ethnic violence in the region has resulted in hundreds of deaths this year. Bilig Bitig'den Gönderi …

Barbaric Kurdish Separatists Killed Non-Uniformed Soldiers in Hakkari

Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a gun attack by barbaric Kurdish separatists in the Yüksekova district of the southeastern province of Hakkari. After the event, some Kurdish groups that are throwing screams of joy uttered hateful words against Turkish martyrs and people. The three Turkish soldiers, who were …

Ilham Tohti Sentenced to Life in Prison

Ilham Tohti Sentenced to Life in Prison

Ilham Tohti was given a life sentence for advocating equal rights for Xinjiang’s minorities. A court in the Xinjiang region of north-west China sentenced the country’s most prominent peaceful advocate for the rights of Muslim Uighur people to life in prison for inciting separatism on …

Report on Iraq’s Turkmen (Video)

Report on Turkmen displaced after the events of Mosul. The world is turning a blind eye to the dire conditions of the displaced Turkmens. تقرير عن المهجرين التركمان بعد أحداث الموصل

Syrian Turkmens Describing ISIS

Syrian Turkmens Describing ISIS

In the province of Aleppo, at least one hundred Turkmen villages were invaded by Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and forty-one Turkmen villages are still clashing with the forces of ISIS. Syrian Turkmens get angry with Turkey as they are not provided with weapons …

Iraqi Turkmens Call for Help

Iraqi Turkmens Call for Help

ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) seized the province of Sinjar, and the Peshmarga left the area. Thousands of refugees are fleeing from Sinjar to Arbil, Duhok and Zakho. It is reported that 450 Turkmen families, a group from the refugees of Talafar, have just arrived …

Iraqi Turkmens Demand Buffer Zone from the UN

Iraqi Turkmens Demand Buffer Zone from the UN

Arshad Salihi, the leader of Iraqi Turkmen Front, informed that the Iraqi Turkmen Front has just applied Nikolai Miladinov, UN representative in Iraq, for a buffer zone in Iraq, which will provide a safe zone between Turkmens and ISIS. As ISIS keeps invading the Turkmen area …

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