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Police blockade in front of Gebze Prison

Police blockade in front of Gebze Prison

ANF - 2019-04-26 13:23
Citizens wanting to issue a statement in front of the Gebze Prison were surrounded by the police. ...
Police blockade in front of Gebze Prison - ANF

Isolation protested in front of the EP: Resistance will prevail

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:07
The rally held in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to protest the isolation against Ocalan condemned the silence of European governments and called for resistance. ...

The family of prisoners were gathered in fornt of the Sanandaj's court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-14 15:23
Kurdpa Agency: The family of detainees of the Sanandaj prison held a protest rally in front of the court of this city. ...

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. ...

Vigil in Bakirkoy: This injustice will burn you too!

ANF - 2019-05-03 19:43
Families of prisoners who were holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison were attacked by the police again and 4 people were detained. HDK Co-spokesperson Gulistan Kocyigit said, “This injustice you commit will burn you too.” ...

Iraq Considers Creation of Detention Camp for Repatriated IS Detainees

BAS News - 2019-05-02 20:13
ERBIL - Iraqi officials are reportedly making efforts to establish a special camp for 30,000 Iraqis who were captured by the US-backed Kurdish forces in eastern Syria in March. Officials in Iraq have had many discussions with the Kurdish-led Syrian Democ ...

Police attack families holding vigil in Gebze: 4 detained

ANF - 2019-05-02 17:19
Turkish police attacked the vigil prisoners’ relatives were holding in front of the Gebze Type M Closed Prison and detained 4 people. ...

Police brutality against families in Istanbul, Amed and Sirnak

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Turkish police attacked families of prisoners as they held sit-ins in Istanbul and Amed and stopped a press statement to be held in front of the Sirnak Type T Closed Prison. ...

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. ...

Day 2 in Bakirkoy Prison sit-in

ANF - 2019-04-30 17:02
Relatives of prisoners on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan are holding a sit-in demonstration in front of the Bakirkoy Closed Women’s Prison. ...

Sadr's Supporters Gather in Front of Bahraini Consulate

BAS News - 2019-04-28 22:07
Bahraini FM had criticized Sadr's call for ending war in Yemen, Bahrain, and Syria. ERBIL - A number of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr's supporters gathered on Sunday in front of the Bahraini Consulate in Najaf, protesting a statement by the Foreig ...

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. ...

Erbil Police Arrests Three Members of Drugs Band

BAS News - 2019-04-24 15:05
ERBIL — Police forces in Erbil announced on Wednesday the arrest of three people over possession of illicit drugs. According to an online statement, three people were arrested during an operation in central Erbil. Police said some of the arrestees were i ...

Displaced people of Afrin protest in front of Russian base

ANF - 2019-04-22 17:23
Yesterday, thousands of displaced people from Afrin marched to a Russian base in the northern Syrian canton of Shehba and called on Russia to break its silence on the Turkish occupation of Afrin. Russia had enabled Turkey to occupy the canton. ...

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. ...

Mothers set to continue vigil for children in Gezbe prison

ANF - 2019-04-20 10:04
The governor of Kocaeli opened investigation on attacked on mothers organising a vigil in front of Gezbe M Type Prison. ...

Swiss youth in front of the UN: “Take action!”

ANF - 2019-04-04 14:14
A group of young people from Switzerland issued a statement in front of the UN to draw attention to the hunger strikes and said, “Everybody must take action before it’s too late.” ...

Protest in front of the Swedish State Television

ANF - 2019-04-04 13:52
Kurdistanis who joined the hunger strikes protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan on April 1 held a demonstration in front of the Swedish State Television (SVT) headquarters to protest the silence of Swedish media. ...

Silence of CPT and Europe protested in front of the EP

ANF - 2019-03-28 14:29
The hunger strike in front of the EP against the isolation continues. Irish MEP Martina Anderson and Italian feminist Eleonora Forenza condemned the silence of European institutions. ...