Germany bans PKK rallies in northwestern cities

According to Cologne police, rallies by PKK-affiliated organization NAV-DEM scheduled for today (Thursday) in Cologne and Leverkusen were forbidden due to repeated violations of the law and crimes committed by members of the group in recent weeks. 

PYD/PKK kidnaps minority teens into battle

On 19 January, 7 Christians, 4 Armenians and 3 Arameans (also known as Syriacs), were abducted by the terrorist group and forced to the front lines in Afrin, Syria, where the Turkish Armed Forces are currently conducting Operation Olive Branch.