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Repression increased in Silivri Prison in Istanbul

Repression increased in Silivri Prison in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
About 200 PKK prisoners are on hunger strike there demanding the end of isolation in Silivri Prison, in Istanbul. ...
Repression increased in Silivri Prison in Istanbul - ANF

Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-05-19 10:20
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir has been on hunger strike for 60 days in Italy demanding the end of isolation. ...

Women prisoners wrote to mothers in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-09 10:29
The women prisoners in Gebze Prison, who are continuing their hunger strike demanding the end of isolation, wrote a letter to the mothers who resist in front of the jail to mark Mother's Day. ...

Hunger striker Imam Şiş: The resistance goes on

ANF - 2019-05-07 09:16
Imam Şiş, who has been on hunger strike for 142 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Second day of hunger strike in Stuttgart

ANF - 2019-05-05 15:46
The hunger strike launched by the Life against Isolation Platform in Stuttgart continues on its second day. ...

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. ...

Taksim'e çıkmak isteyenlere müdahale edildi, 10 gözaltı | Dutzende Festnahmen bei Protesten zum 1. Mai in Istanbul

WDR - 2019-05-01 17:35
1 Mayıs Emek ve Dayanışma Günü’nde polis tarafından bariyerlerle kapatılan Taksim Meydanı’na ulaşmaya çalışan gruplara polis müdahale etti. Polis, yaşanan arbedenin ardından 10 kişiyi gözaltına aldı. | Bei Protesten zum Tag der Arbeit hat es in Istanbul D ...

Turkey detains 127 people in Istanbul on May Day

Reuters - 2019-05-01 17:04
Istanbul police said they detained 127 people on Wednesday for attempting to hold illegal demonstrations in various parts of the city to celebrate May Day. ...

Taksim Square in Istanbul closed to traffic

ANF - 2019-05-01 09:27
Roads leading to Taksim Square in Istanbul have been closed to traffic by police today, Worker’s Day. ...

With white headscarves for the Workers’ Day in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-29 17:12
The HDP called for participation in the central rally on May 1, Workers’ Day in Istanbul. ...

Gözler YSK’de: İstanbul için son karar bu hafta verilecek | Entscheidung der Wahlkommission zur Neuwahl in Istanbul noch in dieser Woche erwartet

WDR - 2019-04-29 16:11
AKP ile MHP’nin İstanbul’daki seçim sonuçlarına itirazları sonrası gözler YSK’de. Bugüne dek bazı ara kararlar veren YSK’nin son kararını da bu hafta içinde vermesi bekleniyor. | Zwei Wochen nach der Bürgermeisterwahl in Istanbul hatte die türkische Wahlk ...

‘Vengeance Team’ claims the actions in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-29 16:03
Many cars have been set on fire in Istanbul. ...

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.” ...

Life Against Isolation Platform: Workers' Day against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:09
The Life Against Isolation Platform in Europe has called on people to join the Workers’ Day demonstrations demanding the end of isolation. ...

Mothers of hunger strikers organised sit-in in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-26 10:15
The mothers of the hunger strikers held a sit-in in Esenyurt Square in Istanbul after being attacked by police on previous days. ...

No Workers' Day celebration in Taksim square

ANF - 2019-04-25 10:33
The request made by trade unions to use Taksim Square in Istanbul to celebrate Workers’ Day, was rejected by Istanbul Governor. ...

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. ...

Hiso: We will liberate Afrin!

ANF - 2019-04-08 09:12
HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven and the hunger strikers who are demanding the end of isolation were hailed at the 4th Ordinary Congress of the Swedish Women's Union in Örebro. ...

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 ...

European delegation visited HDP deputies on hunger strike in Amed

ANF - 2019-03-31 08:34
A European delegation will be in Kurdistan today to follow the local elections and will visit the HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven who has been on hunger strike for 144 days as well as the other deputies fasting. ...