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HDP launches hunger strike in the Turkish Parliament

HDP launches hunger strike in the Turkish Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-05 11:19
HDP Co-chair Buldan and several HDP MPs have gone on a hunger strike in the Turkish Parliament. ...
HDP launches hunger strike in the Turkish Parliament - ANF

Kurds in Lebanon go on hunger strike against isolation

ANF - 2019-01-01 14:51
Kurds in Lebanon have gone on a hunger strike against the Imrali isolation. ...

HDP’s Yüksekdağ on hunger strike to support MP Güven

ANF - 2018-12-28 21:25
HDP former co-chair Figen Yüksekdağ joins the hunger strike action. ...

PYD co-chair: Turkish threats target the future of Syrian peoples

ANF - 2018-12-20 10:14
PYD co-chair Shahoz Hesen said that Erdoğan is afraid of the end of DAESH. ...

HDP Co-chair Temelli: We will end the isolation

ANF - 2018-12-18 16:40
“Those who hope for attacks against Rojava will once again drag the country into a deadlock. Embracing the will to live together in this country is a step that will bring peace to the Middle East", said HDP Co-chair. ...

Kurdish issue discussed in the European Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-13 10:36
A press conference was held at the European Parliament to underline the situation of HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven on hunger strike for over a month. ...

Syriacs support the hunger strike in Stockholm

ANF - 2018-12-10 13:32
Assyrians-Syriacs have joined the hunger strike in Stockholm. Yasar Kucukaslan from the Mesopotamia Freedom Party said, “The isolation adversely affects the Syriac-Assyrian-Chaldean population in the country.” ...

Kurds in Britain on hunger strike in London

ANF - 2018-12-09 13:04
Kurdish people worldwide have started solidarity hunger strikes with an imprisoned Kurdish MP who is on a life and death mission for peace following the years of the Turkish government’s brutally repressive policies towards the Kurds. ...

New group of activists takes over the hunger strike in Stuttgart

ANF - 2018-12-09 13:04
The solidarity hunger strike in Stuttgart continues. ...

Former HDP MP Demirel: We are going on a hunger strike

ANF - 2018-12-08 16:24
Imprisoned former HDP MP Caglar Demirel announced that she and a 15 person group are going on a hunger strike. ...

Hunger strike against Imrali isolation in Sydney

ANF - 2018-12-08 13:53
Kurdistanis living in Sydney and allies are on a hunger strike against the Imrali isolation. ...

Çilaxa on hunger strike to support Leyla Güven

ANF - 2018-12-07 23:54
Kongreya Star and the PYD have promoted a hunger strike to support HDP Hakkari deputy and DTK co-chair Leyla Güven, fasting for 30 days in Amed prison. ...

Hunger strike in Toronto on day 5

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
The hunger strike in Toronto against the isolation is on day 5. ...

Lawyers: Leyla Guven’s situation is in the critical phase

ANF - 2018-12-07 14:43
Lawyers issued a statement for Leyla Guven on the 30th day of her hunger strike and said, “Health issues have started to come up, she has lost serious weight in the last week and this is the most critical phase in the hunger strike.” ...

Investigation against 10 prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2018-12-06 14:43
An investigation has been launched against 10 prisoners who went on a hunger strike in the Duzce Type T Closed Prison. ...

Hunger strike in Qamishlo

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
Kongreya-Star and PYD promoted a solidarity hunger strike in Qamishlo to support HDP Hakkari deputy, Leyla Güven fasting in Amed jail. ...

HDP MPs continue hunger strike in Parliament

ANF - 2018-12-05 20:40
The hunger strike HDP MPs have launched to support Leyla Guven and to protest the isolation continues. ...

In Iraq, an ancient board game is making a comeback

Rûdaw - 2018-11-26 11:50
Barlow and his team of volunteers are on a mission to bring back the spirit of Mesopotamia by spreading the game — first in the north, and then hopefully to Baghdad and Mosul ...

EU human rights court calls on Turkey to release former HDP co-chair Demirtas

Waar Media - 2018-11-20 16:47
WAAR-Duhok: UK authority removed a plaque dedicated to former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein from a bench on a busy east London street. The tribute suddenly appeared on the seat in Wanstead High Street on Monday, reading: “In Loving Memory of Saddam Husse ...

Rebels say Syrian army steps up attacks in Idlib

Reuters - 2018-11-18 00:14
Syrian rebels said on Saturday the Syrian army and their allies were intensifying attacks on a demilitarised zone in the northwest in an attempt to undermine a Russian-Turkish deal that has averted a major offensive on their last stronghold. ...