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Mothers in Gebze: We will stand by our children to the end

Mothers in Gebze: We will stand by our children to the end

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:50
Mothers of political prisoners on hunger strike against the isolation in Imrali were barred from protesting in front of the Gebze Prison. ...
Mothers in Gebze: We will stand by our children to the end - ANF

Prisoners’ families stopped by police in front of Gebze prison

ANF - 2019-05-08 15:06
The sit-in families of prisoners on hunger strike were to hold in front of the Gebze Closed Women’s Prison was stopped by the police. ...

Mothers in Esenyurt Square: We are not afraid of them

ANF - 2019-05-06 09:57
Mothers in Esenyurt Square reiterated their will to hold their sit-in to support their sons and daughters on hunger strike. ...

Mothers on hunger strike in Adana

ANF - 2019-05-03 16:26
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike protesting the isolation are going on a 3-day hunger strike. ...

Families in Esenyurt: We will be here every day

ANF - 2019-05-03 11:03
Following the police ban of their sit-in in Esenyurt, families of prisoners on hunger strike said they will be coming to the square every day. ...

Celebrating May 1 in Qamishlo: “We will tear down the invasion!”

ANF - 2019-05-01 16:52
Hundreds gathered in Qamishlo to celebrate May 1 in the Newroz grounds. ...

HDP Ay beaten by police at families sit-in in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
HDP Gebze district co-chair Idris Ay was beaten and detained during the peaceful protest of families of prisoners on hunger strike in front of Gebze prison. ...

Families of prisoners call for mobilization

ANF - 2019-04-30 14:53
"It is high time we do not speak but take to the streets. Our sole agenda is to keep the resistance going unabated until we achieve a result," said families of the prisoners on hunger strike. ...

Wildlife in Iraqi Kurdistan under threat by poachers, traders

E-Kurd - 2019-04-29 23:12
SORAN, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— In an animal store in Soran, a boy sells a box of five wolf puppies for $292 to the shop owner. Tens of wild animals and birds are being traded in this shop. The pups came from the mountainous Bradost region in the northe ...

Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri forcibly taken to hospital

ANF - 2019-04-29 13:02
Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri Prison were handcuffed and taken to hospital by use of force. The prisoners refused to be treated, saying; “We will never stray from our path.” ...

Mothers in Gezbe harassed by police once again

ANF - 2019-04-28 19:13
The sit-in organised by relatives of prisoners in hunger strike in Gebze has been once again blocked by the regime's police. ...

US Spy Plane Seen Over Seoul After N.Korea Missile Test

Waar Media - 2019-04-22 12:42
WAAR_DUHOK A U.S. spy plane was reported to be hovering over the South Korean capital following new missile tests by Pyongyang. According to the daily Chosun Ilbo, an RC-135W Rivet Joint was “scrambled over the Seoul metropolitan area” after North Korea ...

Police attacked Peace Mothers in front of Gebze Prison again

ANF - 2019-04-21 15:03
Again, the police attacked a sit-in protest in Gebze. Relatives of prisoners on hunger strike have been demonstrating in front of the women's prison in the western Turkish town for two weeks. There were several arrests. ...

Hunger strikers Velat Kaya's mother: Silence kills our children!

ANF - 2019-04-20 17:22
Yasemin Kaya is the mother of hunger striker Velat Kaya who has been fasting since 1 March in Amed prison and said: "We stand by our children and we’ll never retreat”. ...

Mother of hunger striker Tufan: "Let’s make our children live"

ANF - 2019-04-20 08:35
Her son is on hunger strike and Aysel Tufan issued a call to people: "Let’s make our children on hunger strike live.” ...

Turkey arrests suspected spies for UAE, investigating Khashoggi link

Reuters - 2019-04-19 17:43
Turkey has arrested two suspects who confessed to spying on Arab nationals for the United Arab Emirates, and is investigating whether the arrival in Turkey of one of them was related to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a senior Turkish offi ...

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. ...

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...