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Frederike Geerdink @fgeerdink Slemani and Utrecht

Journalist/writer/speaker focused on power structures and those who want to tear them down. Works in Kurdistan and NL. Knows the PKK from the inside.

2,545 Following   47,569 Followers   189,973 Tweets

Joined Twitter 2/13/09


Diyarbakır court today sentenced politician and @evrenselgzt columnist Yusuf Karataş to 10 years and 6 months in pr… https://t.co/4lTud6AKNf
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @AzadCholey @Lawwwen kurdish citizens, one a father of 8, the other a father of 7, who were working in the field in… https://t.co/gYTmSpJrCgosman şiban has been released from #hospital today while servet turgut continues to be hospitalized and he is fight… https://t.co/6Fwq47tjoUosman şiban and servet turgut were taken for no apparent reason by #soldiers while working in the field in van. two… https://t.co/Lf5n5znNzZWonderful and unique rendition of “The Suppliants”, Ancient Greek play telling the story of fifty female refugees s… https://t.co/VoTEXg4zGe
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @Sor90442371 you can find a few examples and a subscription button on my website. https://t.co/UOJUVBo6Vo if you do… https://t.co/xKvuvw2FcR @Sor90442371 hello again sor! thank you for reading and watching my work :-) i don't have a podcast but i have a ku… https://t.co/fnmUU10ciXjailed #kurdish #journalist aziz oruç again not released. next hearing early november. #turkey https://t.co/rDxFDfwbzSha, i decided years ago i would spare myself the frustration and wouldn't even try to get in to that country :-) https://t.co/Kq6zhHZazk @WilmavanDaalen @POL_DelaHaye @Politie_Adam da's een speelgoedding, en een bijl is vrij verkrijgbaar gereedschap.Beautiful old houses of #Akre #kurdistan #عقرة #ئاکرێ https://t.co/BK2cKetb57
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdinkçünkü ENKS masada ;-) https://t.co/Rg4jexQlXP
9/21
2020
@Sor90442371 thanks! i'm halfway dream country, will get back to you tomorrow.discovered @KurdishWpodcast today, and i advise you to discover it too.Today @DalkurdFF met @ik_brage in the Swedish second highest football league. But since Turkey is a racist country… https://t.co/H8UHJWq1lw
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @Zer_u_Ziv haha 😬 @oornstein en nagelriemknippertjes i'm sure. maar hey, het zal wel geen toeval zijn dat dit net m'n timeline inrolt… https://t.co/fEnh9bISdC @etxxx nagelschaartje schilmesje schaar en mesjes allerlei, wat een onzin. @oornstein snap totaal niet hoe je bij roos komt trouwens maar ja, ik word net wakker dus daar zal het wel aan liggen. @oornstein nou ja hij ging zich terugtrekken uit het maatschappelijk debat dus sja die jongen moet wat he. @FrontaalNaakt @PolitiekBIJ1 door voor, je snapt me wel he. @FrontaalNaakt @PolitiekBIJ1 nergens, want tot goedkeuring voor de leden alleen voor leden.dat de politie je nagelriemknippertje jat. https://t.co/UzoQT2blB4my talent for falling asleep during films is just exceptional - and annoying af.#MusaAnter’in son yolculuğu... https://t.co/QJTqrU2cuk https://t.co/66ZyZowlG8
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @PerrieHoekstra haha mooi :-)) <3 @PerrieHoekstra echt een kudde is het niet he. @ErwinVeen i'm working on my weekly newsletter now, sorry. why don't you subscribe to add some non-institutional ne… https://t.co/RTPeu4jqme @ErwinVeen nobody says the #pkk is the 'sole representative' erwin, not even the pkk. the distinction you suddenly… https://t.co/XcPXGqN1sIi #love how people sometimes create an #anonymous email address to subscribe to my #newsletter. new #subscriber who… https://t.co/HJYaEvlAbFall news reports about this billboard mention that there are nine languages on it but none mention which :-)) turki… https://t.co/LZJfI7JJZm @coppermining ah, thanks!i can't find any updates. anybody..? https://t.co/tqX0p9tGfBoh the #neglect of cultural #heritage :-( büyükada is one of the princess islands close to #istanbul with a rich… https://t.co/iueDt6zgFHSyndicates, MPs, media outlets are silent on month-long closure of NRT offices: press freedom watchdog ‘Concerned… https://t.co/AcWj7qgK5l
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @kutup_iti me neither. nobody does.Schrijvende freelance journalisten en fotojournalisten opgelet! Er zijn via het Matchingfonds werkbeurzen beschik… https://t.co/tyWIu6GKs9
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @mariavhaperen no sweat, kan gebeuren :-) fijne dag! @AbieShami no, i don't think his exact birthday is known. he was murdered today in 1992 and born in 1920. @mariavhaperen haha oké :-) ☕️ @_____mjb @aronlund exactly,, plus it doesn't address that turkey is illegally occupying these lands and it should just get lost.Zanko Ahmadi, Zanest Hassannejad, and Soroush Makari were three Kurdish #Kolbars killed by the Iranian border guard… https://t.co/aCwxv3v3IN
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdinkaram publishing published a book with tributes to and memories of #musa #anter, by #kurdish journalists, politician… https://t.co/qKcGRoKRgU#musa #anter, poet and journalist and one of #kurdistan's most influencial intellectuals, was murdered by the state… https://t.co/TDXqierpla @mariavhaperen hoe is dat in hemelsnaam een reactie op wat ik zeg..???#professional and #personal are always intertwined (in #science but also for example in #journalism), the folks say… https://t.co/PjLM9ltWRj @wileikelboom @thomasbruning @BrendaStoter @nvj @persveilig ga ik doen allemaal, als ik weer een permanent adres heb. thanks! @rukiye54639508 <3 @wileikelboom @thomasbruning @BrendaStoter @nvj @persveilig en daarvoor gelden geen voorwaarden, begrijp ik.… https://t.co/q90TMNk2rD @thomasbruning @BrendaStoter @nvj @persveilig ja, zeer welkom, want je privéadres blijft toch iets anders. https://t.co/a1wdzuztuJ @thomasbruning @BrendaStoter @nvj maar dat is je vestigingsadres, en je privéadres blijft toch openbaar dan..? ik snap het niet helemaal. @LesbilovesLOTR @sanderphilipse ja die zag ik gisteren maar ik snapte het dus niet. ik gebruik zoom nauwelijks en n… https://t.co/X6e3WPmulR @rebelryan77 @sanderphilipse ja, @LesbilovesLOTR legde het net ook uit en inmiddels is het kwartje gevallen. dank j… https://t.co/F6VqiMtOBg @LesbilovesLOTR @sanderphilipse oooh zó! ik zat me gisteren he-le-maal blind te staren op een draadje hierover, ik… https://t.co/eQ3D5ELGZL @sanderphilipse dit draadje was dat. https://t.co/AEThJ92QiC kun jij het uitleggen? @sanderphilipse ik zag hier gisteren ook een draadje over en ik snap er geen reet van. wat zie ik nou? wat gebeurt er? @AichaQandisha thanks for retweet, aicha :-) @CiwanEscobar isn't my newsletter perfect for you, by the way..? https://t.co/UOJUVBo6Vookay, let's put this week's newsletter 'expert #kurdistan' together for my increasing readership. why don't you joi… https://t.co/VmijV0s0XHchp's muharrem ince says he's not the party's #soldier but #atatürk's soldier. exactly what we need in 2020, anothe… https://t.co/526MvNQpC6Fairouz’dan Süryanice ilahiler. https://t.co/QmO3J0nos0
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @CiwanEscobar looks slightly toxic but that's the idea, right? thanks :-))give me that bottle, i'll pour myself and don't you even consider serving my mezeler and fish with such stupid tric… https://t.co/5x2ZHCVAGRHave you ever seen a #Kurdish village? We qet gundekî Kurdan dîtiye? Û roj baş 🌼 https://t.co/sEIAekduO2
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @ArameanQueen sorry, thanks for correction.
9/20
2020
@wammezz the pkk isn't separatist and hasn't been since almost a quarter of a century. and it's sunday the 20th bec… https://t.co/v5ByBSduKu @akhbar corespondent: Sources from inside Ghuwairan Prison (Al-Sinaa) in Hasakah city confirm that there is a new s… https://t.co/lPXhgqJpHy
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdink @roelants_c dat is prachtig carolien, gefeliciteerd :-)) @m_merdini @ErwinVeen this is what institutional thinking leads to: questioning the pkk's presence in kurdistan ins… https://t.co/1v7xrtE4Xm @mariekebaan nope. de kltzk van een hrdr is nog niet weg. advocaten, the lot. wil al wel vast graag een tip van je… https://t.co/Q1Y5uc67Kw @mariekebaan in welke zat jij :-) @BeriShalmashi schrijft glanzende rapporten over de regio.this is exemplary institutional thinking. so much respect for the aftermath of imperial wars and western border dra… https://t.co/aiBWUjPhdQerwin, working for respected institute clingendael, says it's 'debatable' whether the kurdistan mountains are home… https://t.co/mgxDkrWc5V @ErwinVeen it's kurdistan erwin, kurdistan. the pkk is the kurdistan workers party and its home is kurdistan, how d… https://t.co/Yj0DPIP82X @sh33p_purple shit that's what's behind it! OMG! thanks for support :-)still chuckling :-)) well, i deserve that after a slightly dark day on which i couldn't get anything done. tomorrow… https://t.co/bJaUh32Oufhahaha i have a good idea: @shellykittleson will earn extra coins for her story due to clicks my tweets have genera… https://t.co/3rqYJRsw2F @joshua_landis @AlMonitor unreadable to start with, and wildly specualtive and yes, undersourced. the story i tweet… https://t.co/rOq39ID426again a #mutiny in a #prison where #daesh suspects are being held. #syria https://t.co/F8utBbKh5M @joshua_landis @AlMonitor i have no idea and would love to hear from them but i think our chances of getting answer… https://t.co/AvJkQ4Eotxso, @AlMonitor has cut payment to #freelancers from USD 250-300 to USD 150, and you can get a bonus if your stories… https://t.co/tes4PrnB1N @Fischhand yeah that's what i said ;-) @hevalecraig @BrendaStoter i don't care if she reacts or not, the piece is undefendable from a journalistc point of view. @hevalecraig @BrendaStoter i mentioned her, she can react if she wants. @BrendaStoter really? that's very bad. i mean, getting paid based on clicks, that's the opposite of caring for good… https://t.co/8cTkExeygF @BrendaStoter i don't understand why al-monitor sometimes publishes really problematic stories from people who obvi… https://t.co/QByfOiBdgtJin jiyan Azadî https://t.co/fuQROBYDcc
Retweeted by Frederike GeerdinkJin jiyan azadî https://t.co/IHvo2ELvZq
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdinkand #smoking was allowed in there, i'm sure ;-) https://t.co/hU3NLhp9ovsee: the un is accusing #turkey and its mercinaries of #humanrights violations but makes it a matter of money. if t… https://t.co/78Yu8IVyJkTo watch the full video for the song ‘Güneş’ by @canbonomo which is especially prepared for the 12th International… https://t.co/YRTFKvJEYj
Retweeted by Frederike Geerdinkyesterday i #welcomed a new #subscriber who doesn't have a credit card. if you don't have one and want to subscribe… https://t.co/pr4f3wxRoZwhy don't you #subscribe to 'expert kurdistan' and support my work? costs a cup of #coffee per month, and even less… https://t.co/epMoE4NGwqanyway, i have some comment up my sleeve for tomorrow's newsletter 'expert kurdistan'- no not about this shitty pie… https://t.co/QWqvaFjPdVi wouldn't even dream of even pitching such a story because its hopelessly incomplete and unjournalistic - i'd be s… https://t.co/CzyfQYIffbalso, @shellyskittleson, while you were talking with your #krg source and #shengal came up, did you ask if there is… https://t.co/HlnLSmAQUtthis is really terrible #journalism, @shellykittleson and @AlMonitor. saying the #pkk is on this and that terrorism… https://t.co/Jtz6togVzxyou, @shellykittleson, quote a #krg source the #pkk's presence is 'preventing local #kurds from returning to their… https://t.co/kKc18vNhmswhy did you not contact the #pkk to get their reaction, which is really a very basic journalistic rule when you mak… https://t.co/FtfeLx3oXx
9/19
2020

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