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Turkish police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

Turkish police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

E-Kurd - 2019-02-11 16:57
ISTANBUL,— Dozens of Turkish police blocked a march by pro-Kurdish opposition lawmakers in Istanbul on Monday that was organised in solidarity with a hunger striking MP who was released from prison last month. Security officers carrying anti-riot shields ...
Turkish police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul - E-Kurd

Syrian Kurds protest in solidarity with Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-02-16 09:46
QAMISHLO, Syrian Kurdistan,— Thousands took to the streets in Syria’s northeastern main Kurdish city of Qamishlo in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava) on Friday to mark 20 years since the arrest of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, who is jailed in Turkey. Under a ...

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Released on Parole from Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-02-15 02:02
Mohammad Khaledzadeh, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released from prison on Parole. Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) has been informed that Mohammad Khaledzadeh who was arrested on March 11, 2017 on charges of ...

EP United Left members in solidarity with Guven

ANF - 2019-02-13 13:08
European Parliament United Left members started an action in solidarity with Leyla Guven and to uphold her demands. ...

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul - Journal du Cameroun

Journalducameroun - 2019-02-13 03:58

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul | Daily Mail Online

Dailymail - 2019-02-12 23:36

FIFA Football Summit to Begin in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-12 10:37
WAAR_DUHOK The FIFA Executive Football Summit will kick off on Wednesday with the participation of 47 heads of federations. The summit will be held in Istanbul, Turkey from Feb. 13-15 to discuss key topics on the agenda, including the future of FIFA comp ...

Turkish police block HDP protest in solidarity with Leyla Guven

Rûdaw - 2019-02-11 23:13
Leyla Guven has been on hunger strike for 96 days ...

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul

France24 - 2019-02-11 21:22

Police prevent pro-Kurdish protest in Istanbul - Channel NewsAsia

Channelnewsasia - 2019-02-11 18:29

Father of Dr. Oz Dies Aged 94 in Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK Father of Turkish-American cardiac surgeon and talk show host Dr. Mehmet Oz has died at the age of 94 in Istanbul on Saturday, according to hospital sources. Mustafa Oz was receiving treatment for a while, said the sources, who asked not to be ...

Death Toll in Istanbul Building Collapse Rises to 21

Waar Media - 2019-02-10 09:13
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll in Wednesday’s building collapse in Istanbul has risen to 21, Turkey’s Interior Minister said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at the site, Suleyman Soylu said that a total of 35 people were believed to be trapped under the wr ...

Saturday Mothers met in Istanbul for the 724th week

ANF - 2019-02-09 17:08
The Saturday Mothers met for the 724th time in Istanbul despite police obstruction. ...

Death Toll Rises to 16 in Istanbul Building Collapse

Waar Media - 2019-02-09 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK The death toll from the collapse of a seven-story apartment building in Istanbul’s Kartal district has risen to 16, Turkey’s Interior Minister said early Saturday. Suleyman Soylu told reporters at the site that rescue work has been going on fo ...

Demonstration in Marseille to support hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-02-07 10:31
A march and rally was promoted in Marseille in solidarity with Kurdish hunger strikers. ...

Turkish-Greek company occupied in protest against isolation

ANF - 2019-02-06 21:37
In the Greek capital, Athens, a group of Kurdish and Greek youth carried out an action and occupied a Turkish-Greek logistic company to protest the isolation of Ocalan in Imrali prison. ...

HDP MPs held ‘Peace Vigil’ in Parliament in solidarity with Güven

ANF - 2019-02-06 09:28
Deputies of the HDP held a Peace Vigil’ in Parliament in solidarity with Leyla Güven. ...

Prisoners in Germany go on solidarity hunger strike

ANF - 2019-02-04 16:01
Prisoners in Germany have launched a series of protests in solidarity with the hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan. The prisoners also held a 3-day hunger strike. ...

First photos of Leyla Guven after her release from prison

ANF - 2019-01-25 12:18
ANF captured first photos of DTK Co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Guven who has just been released from prison. ...

Leyla Guven released from prison, will continue hunger strike

ANF - 2019-01-25 11:39
DTK Co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Guven has been released from prison. Guven will continue her hunger strike on the outside. ...

Women in Van in solidarity with the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-01-16 19:36
HDP Women’s Council in Van sent postcards of solidarity with the hunger strikers. ...