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New group takes over demonstration in Van

New group takes over demonstration in Van

ANF - 2019-04-23 14:17
The 5th group took over the demonstration in Van to support the hunger strikes. ...
New group takes over demonstration in Van - ANF

NG, KIG and KIU in talks to nominate a candidate for Kurdistan president

E-Kurd - 2019-05-13 17:01
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The New Generation Movement, the Kurdistan Islamic Group (KIG), and the Kurdistan Islamic Union (KIU) caucuses are in talks to select a joint candidate for President of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region. That person would face ...

Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-12 21:36
Members of the Kurdistan Patriotic Youth Movement took over the hunger strike on 152nd day in Sulaymaniyah. ...

Meeting in Graz to support hunger strike resistance

ANF - 2019-05-12 10:21
A meeting took place in the Austrian city of Graz to support the hunger strike resistance. ...

Police new political operation: 24 detained in Adana

ANF - 2019-04-30 09:36
24 people have been taken into custody in Adana following home raids in a new political genocide operation. ...

6th group takes over the hunger strike in Van

ANF - 2019-04-26 15:54
The 6th group has taken over the hunger strike launched on April 10 in Van against the isolation. ...

Sadr Criticizes New Iraqi Government

BAS News - 2019-04-25 22:31
ERBIL - Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, head of Sa'eroun alliance, has strongly criticized the new government which is yet to be concluded after several months, considering the new cabinet "corrupted". Sadr said in an online statement on his Twitte ...

Bomb Attack Kills, Injures over 40 in Northwest of Syria

BAS News - 2019-04-25 00:06
ERBIL - A bomb explosion in the center of rebel-held Jisr al-Shughour city, northwestern Syria, killed and wounded over 40 people on Wednesday, multiple reports said. The bomb blast, which left at least 17 people dead, came only a day after the Russian a ...

Demonstration in front of CoE on week 5

ANF - 2019-04-24 16:08
Kurds in Europe continue the demonstrations held in Strasbourg to urge the Council of Europe (CoE) and the Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) to take action continue on week 5 with activists from Switzerland and France. ...

65th group took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-04-21 13:11
The hunger strike carried out in the Mesopotamian Workers Association has been taken over by the 65th group on the 128th day. ...

New Conspiracy Underway Against Kurds in Kirkuk

BAS News - 2019-04-20 12:26
ERBIL — Since the Kurdish Peshmerga forces and legitimate local administration have been pushed out of Kirkuk, the Kurdish province and other areas disputed between Erbil and Baghdad are facing drastic instability along with a new wave of Arabization of ...

4th group takes over protest in Van

ANF - 2019-04-20 12:25
The 4th group has taken over the protest launched in Van to draw attention to the indefinite nonalternating hunger strikes to end the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Copenhagen

ANF - 2019-04-18 08:35
An action was taken in Nytorv, one of the busy squares of Copenhagen to inform the people about the hunger strikes and the health situation of the hunger strikers. ...

CONFERENTIE: Preventing Female Genital Mutilation In Hard To Reach Communities

Koerdisch Instituut - 2019-04-18 00:10
Op vrijdag 26 april nodigen GAMS Belgium en The End FGM European Network jullie graag uit voor de Europese conferentie over het voorkomen van genitale verminking bij vrouwen uit moeilijk bereikbare gemeenschappen. Om de drempels tussen de betrokken gemeen ...

LEZING: Het Koerdisch Utopia

Kurdish Institute of Brussels - 2019-04-17 15:15
Op vrijdag 3 mei zakt het Koerdisch Instituut af naar de kust om er samen met FMDO, Vrede vzw, Jîyan en Stad Aan Zee te vertellen over het lot van de Koerden en andere etnische en religieuze groepen in het quasi post-IS tijdperk. Kan het democratisch conf ...

Solidarity Platform with the hunger strikes set up in Montpellier

ANF - 2019-04-15 09:14
A solidarity platform with the hunger strikes was established in Montpellier. ...

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. ...

Hunger strikes discussed in Austrian parliament

ANF - 2019-04-10 14:45
Austria’s main opposition Social Democratic Party (SPO) brought up the hunger strikes launched to demand an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan in the Parliament. ...