Turkey (Bakur or North of Kurdistan)
- Urfa: Turkish authorities detained 14 members of Democratic Regions Party (DBP) including Haliliye District Co-President İzettin Gök, Viranşehir District Co-President Hoşnav Ata, Provincial Administrator İbrahim Kurt, Haliliye District Administrator Mehmet Duvar.
- On June 5, more than 1,000 demonstrators gathered in Istanbul and around 3,000 others convened in the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in protests organized by the People’s Democratic Party (HDP). Demonstrations in other cities were banned by authorities.
- German parliament has approved (majority) a resolution calling for a commemoration of the genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire against Armenians other Christian minorities in 1915. The resolution passed by four parties in the Parliament; with only one abstention and one vote against.
- The governor of Istanbul announced on June that seven policemen and four civilians died in a car explosion. The car bomb hit a police bus inside Istanbul.
- Turkish warplanes bombarded the village of Sürede in Medya Defense Zones’ Qandil region around on June 5.
- Clashes are ongoing between the Turkish military and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in several provinces. In Darsim and Shirnak PKK military wing announced the death of at least two soldiers by special operation carried out by them.
Syria (Rojava or West of Kurdistan)
- According to a report by Hawar News Agency (ANHA), the missile attack conducted from Turkish land at around 20:30 Sunday evening. Four missiles were fired into the Rojava territory, one of which hit the village of Xurxuri, while the other three hit a terrain between Kobanê town center and the Termik village.
- Sihanouk Dibo an advisor in the Democratic Union Party (PYD), Spoke to Kurdistan24 and said they had received a detailed letter from United Nations Syria Envoy Staffan de Mistura, “DE Mistura’s letter contains 29 points explaining the roadmap of the transition period for Syria, and I confirm that the PYD is involved in the upcoming round of Geneva talks,” Dibo said.
- On June 2, Minbic Military Assembly (Part of SDF) launched an extensive operation to liberate the region from ISIS. More than ten villages and five farms have been liberated since the launch of the operations. Tens of ISIS fighters been killed including a commander. The operation is supported by the U.S. led coalition.
- A prominent Kurdish commander from SDF has died, after suffering from injuries during Minbic operations. Faisal (Abu Layla) was one of the top commanders in the fight against ISIS in Kobani in 2014. Thousands participated in his funeral after his body was return from a hospital in Iraq Kurdistan.
- 14,295 refugees have arrived in Efrîn Canton from Şehba areas after 636 refugees arrived yesterday. The number of refugees who flooded to Efrin since May 25 reached 14295till now. Meanwhile the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) confirmed that the Democratic Autonomous in Efrin canton allowed to the displaced people to enter the canton.
Iraq (Bashur or South of Kurdistan)
- After an agreement was signed in between Patriot Union of Kurdistan (PUK) and Change movement (Gorran) both parties assembled a joint leadership on June 7. The joined leadership will be holding meetings with the political parties to discuss the current issues in the region.
- Director of Zaniari and Parastin intelegance agency of the Kurdistan regional government (KRG) visited Kobani yesterday. Lahur Jangi Talabani praised the role of the local administration in Kobani and valued the sacrifices made by the Kurdish forces in their fight against ISIS. Talabani held several meetings with Rojava officials including the Co-president of PYD Salih Muslim.
- Peshmerga forces discovered a secret tunnel full of bombs in Sinjar North West of Mosul. Peshmerga forces also repulsed twin multi-pronged assaults by Islamic State (ISIS) fighters on liberated villages of the Khazir front, killing some 100 militants, including a leader, a Kurdish military official told Rudaw.
Iran (Rojhelat or East of Kurdistan)
- HRANA News Agency – Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, imprisoned journalist and human rights activist, whom had been taken urgently to Taleghani hospital after deterioration of his physical condition, was returned to the prison the day after. He is still on hunger strike, and his condition is critical. According to the report of Human Rights Activist News Agency in Iran (HRANA), Mohammad Sadiq Kaboudvand, imprisoned journalist and head of the Kurdistan Human Rights Organization, who, despite suffering from different and serious diseases, has gone on hunger strike to protest against his new case being made against him, since 8th May, following deterioration of his physical condition was transferred to Taleghani hospital and the day after, without any changes in his condition was returned to the prison.
- The leader of Iran’s Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), Khalid Azizi says that the abolishment of the Iranian central government should not be a priority for the Kurdish resistance movement, but that it should focus its struggle on achieving Kurdish rights regardless of who is in power in Tehran.