Refugees from Kobani: ‘I want to go back, I want to fight’
As a humanitarian crisis unfurls, freelance journalist Frederike Geerdink and the BBC’s Mark Lowen recount the stories of Kurdish men, women and families caught at Syria-Turkey border crossings. Reporting from Suruc, right at the Syrian-Turkish border.
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Turkey: Kurdish protesters killed in clashes with soldiers
Two Kurdish protesters have died in south-east Turkey from gunshot wounds received during clashes with Turkish soldiers on Saturday. Protesters were demonstrating against government plans to build new military barracks in Diyarbakir province.
The building of new army posts in areas where Kurds are in a majority is seen by many as a threat to the peace process begun two years …