It is a new step towards the end of the Kurdish conflict · The judge ruled on Tuesday rebels could not be held 'because they returned under their own free will' · 8 rebels crossed the border from PKK bases in Northern Iraq alongside a group of Kurdish refugees · They arrived in a gesture of commitment with the peace process.
Thousands of South American indigenous people have demonstrated in Colombia, Bolivia, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay from 12 to 16 October as part of the 'minga global' call for Mother Earth · The global event, called by CAOI, protested against 'capitalist aggression, expressed in the pillage and commodification of life'.
Batasuna’s top leader, Arnaldo Otegi, trade-union leader Rafa Diez and Rufi Etxeberria, among others, have been accused of organizing a new political group, allegedly successor of Batasuna · Basque Nationalist Party official Joseba Egibar has said arrested leaders “have opted for peaceful means”, and Aralar says that “nobody can be imprisoned for being into politics”.
NEWS IN BRIEF. Jelko Kacin, member of the Liberal Democrat Party of Slovenia, says Slovenian theater in Trieste lacks State-funding.
Catalan deputy Miquel Carrillo (Catalan Republican Left, ERC) has requested the international organization 'not to allow Morocco to violate existing international agreements' · The Fourth Commission is the international body monitoring remaining decolonization processes.
The Scottish Liberal Democrats will held a special close-door session to agree on a joint stance on the referendum for independence proposed by the First Minister Alex Salmond · A number of party officials have declared recently they are in favour of holding a plebiscite as soon as possible · Green light by LibDems would allow Salmond to pass the proposal in the Scottish Parliament.