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Women's World March of Euskal Herria in solidarity with Leyla

Women's World March of Euskal Herria in solidarity with Leyla

ANF - 2019-04-12 08:48
Statements and declarations of solidarity with the hunger strike of HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Guven demanding the end of the isolation of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Ocalan continues to arrive from all over the world. ...
Women\'s World March of Euskal Herria in solidarity with Leyla - ANF

HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven reached day 166 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-22 11:40
Democratic Society Congress (DTK) co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven has reached day 166 of her indefinite hunger strike. ...

Kurds to EP: “Don’t be party to the crime, develop a solution”

ANF - 2019-04-17 13:22
The sit-in in front of European Union institutions in Strasbourg protesting the aggravated isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues on week 4. ...

HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven reached day 161 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-17 11:29
The hunger strike resistance led by HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven spread then to Europe and prisons. ...

The Committee of culture and art launched a clean-up campaign in Tabqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-17 00:52
Tabqa- Under the slogan “cleanliness of our city is the responsibility of all” and in cooperation with Tourism and Antiquities Protection department , the Committee of culture and art organized a campaign in order to clean the city. The campaign began in ...

Women and young people marched in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-16 10:31
Women and young people gathered in the neighborhood of Şehitlik in Yenişehir and marched in solidarity with hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation in Imrali. ...

Kurdish Women's Movement paid tribute to Emiliano Zapata

ANF - 2019-04-14 12:41
Kurdish Women’s Movement: 100 years after the assassination of Emiliano Zapata, the peoples' revolution brings us together in the march ...

[PICTURES]: Mass Grave of Kurds Discovered in South of Iraq

BAS News - 2019-04-12 19:48
ERBIL — Another mass grave containing bodies of Kurdish victims of the 1980s Anval Campaign has been discovered in Iraq’s southern province of Musanna. During 1980s, Saddam Hussein’s Baath Regime massacred hundreds of thousands of Kurdish civilians, incl ...

PUK Releases Dozens of Terror Convicts in a Backroom Deal

BAS News - 2019-04-11 19:33
ERBIL - The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) has released dozens of terror convicts in a backroom deal with the Sunni Arab figures in the disputed province of Kirkuk, a source familiar with the issue revealed to BasNews on Thursday. In an exclusive sta ...

7 activists go on hunger strike in Van against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-11 14:30
7 more activists are going on a hunger strike in Van to show solidarity with the hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin - RIA

Jerusalem Post - 2019-04-10 06:03
Erdogan has vowed to crush US-backed Kurdish fighters east of the Euphrates in Syria and said last year that preparations were complete for an operation. ...

Kouchner: The defeat of terrorism began in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The defeat of terrorism began in Kobanê, said Bernard Kouchner, French former foreign minister, who attended the victory celebration against ISIS. ...

Mass protest in front of CoE against isolation on week 3

ANF - 2019-04-08 16:18
The protest held by European Kurds under the lead of the KCDK-E to support the resistance against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues in front of the Council of Europe. ...

Turkey's Erdogan to discuss possible operation in Syria with Putin: RIA

Reuters - 2019-04-08 10:41
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said he planned to discuss a possible Turkish military operation in Syria when he visits Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Russia's RIA news agency reported. ...

Italians in solidarity with Kurds join the hunger strike protest

ANF - 2019-04-07 12:55
While the indefinite hunger strike of two activists in the Hague approaches the 80th day, the hunger strike in Rome entered day 17, joined by Italians in solidarity with the demand of the Kurdish activists. ...

March in solidarity with hunger strike resistance in Ecuador

ANF - 2019-04-06 09:09
A march was held in Quito, Ecuador, in solidarity with the Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey. ...

Hunger strikers hold demonstration in front of Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-04-03 13:50
Hunger strike activists went to the parliament before the session where the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan was to be discussed. ...

Mass hunger strike in front of CoE against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-01 18:14
The hunger strike in Strasbourg against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan is on day 106. The mass alternating hunger strike launched last week was moved to the front of the Council of Europe (CoE) offices. ...

Hunger striker Cinar’s health deteriorates

ANF - 2019-04-01 14:35
Health of writer Ilhami Cinar, political prisoner in the Sakran Prison who is on an indefinite nonalternating hunger strike against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan, continues to deteriorate. ...

Freedom for Ocalan Vigil passes to TCS youth

ANF - 2019-04-01 14:23
The ongoing vigil held in front of the Council of Europe (CoE) with the motto “Freedom for Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan” continues in week 354 with TCS members taking over. ...

HDP's Kürkçü meets with the Prime Minister of Sweden

ANF - 2019-03-26 02:42
Kürkçü called on the Swedish government to help in achieving the removal of isolation, and underlined the hunger strike resistance led by DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven. ...