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Day 2 in Bakirkoy Prison sit-in

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. ...
Day 2 in Bakirkoy Prison sit-in - ANF

Mothers in white headscarves hold sit-in at Parliament

ANF - 2019-05-14 14:34
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan organized a sit-in in the Parliament to meet with the Ministry of Justice. ...

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

Tirkiyê: Sextekarên Hilbijartinan Girêdayî Tundrewan in

Dengê Amerîka - 2019-05-05 17:34
Pêşbîn e desteya hilbijartinan roja Duşemê dubarekirina hilbijartinan bide ber çavan. ...

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.” ...

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. ...

Venezuela’s president accuses US of coup attempt

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK Venezuela’s president blamed the U.S. government Wednesday for orchestrating a coup attempt against his country. Speaking at a May Day event in the capital, Caracas, Nicolas Maduro said a European newspaper had reported that U.S. President Don ...

Iraq Generated Over $7 Billion from April Oil Exports

BAS News - 2019-05-02 16:23
ERBIL — Oil exports from Iraqi oilfields in the month of April generated more than $7 billion for Baghdad, Oil Ministry said on Wednesday. Iraq exported 3.47 million barrels of oil per day (bpd) in April, which made the export just under 104 million, AP ...

Iraq’s oil exports rose to 3.466 million bpd in April: ministry

E-Kurd - 2019-05-01 20:31
BAGHDAD,— Iraq’s oil exports rose to 3.466 million barrels per day (bpd) in April from 3.377 million bpd the previous month, a statement from the oil ministry said. Exports from the southern Basra oilfields rose to 3.354 million bpd from 3.254 million bp ...

Day 2 in civil disobedience at Amnesty International office

ANF - 2019-04-25 17:56
The civil disobedience action started at the Amnesty International office on Wednesday continues for the second day. ...

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. ...

Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-24 15:45
Relatives of prisoners who were obstructed and battered by the police in Amed, started a sit-in protest. ...

Activists in Strasbourg: The isolation will end if we unite

ANF - 2019-04-18 14:53
The sit-in activists in front of the EP protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan called on everybody to raise the resistance. ...

Switzerland: We are monitoring the hunger strikes closely

ANF - 2019-04-17 13:56
Switzerland’s Foreign Ministry announced that they are “closely monitoring” the hunger strikes protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...