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Why is aid struggling to reach parts of Syria and Turkey after the most deadly earthquakes in almost a century?

On the 6th February, when two huge earthquakes struck South-West Turkey and North-West Syria, rescue workers failed to arrive in some badly hit areas for more than 24 hours. In Gaziantep, the epicentre of the first earthquake, no aid arrived for 12 hours after the disaster occurred, and Turkey’s military, (the second largest in NATO)

Statement by KCK co-Chair Cemil Bayik on Stop of Military Attacks

Freedom reproduces a statement by KCK co-Chair Cemil Bayik on the recent earthquake in North Kurdistan and Turkey, including a call for the stop of all attacks by the military forces of the Kurdistan Freedom Movement: “To our honorable people: The earthquake [in North Kurdistan and North Syria] has caused a great disaster. Our people