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White scarves form human chain in Amed

White scarves form human chain in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 15:48
Women wearing white headscarves attended the May 1 celebrations in Amed where they formed a human chain to draw attention to the political prisoners on hunger strikes. The crowd in the square frequently chant for the resistance in the prisons. ...
White scarves form human chain in Amed - 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. ...

Committee sent report to Ministry of Justice on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-05-08 12:09
The Monitoring Committee, which was established to monitor isolation and hunger strikes, submitted a report to the Ministry of Justice. ...

Greens MP: Isolation is a human rights violation

ANF - 2019-05-06 15:48
Berivan Aymaz from Germany’s Greens said they as a party are concerned that there are thousands of people on hunger strikes and stressed that isolation is a human rights violation. ...

26 Gewerkschafter in Amed festgenommen

ANF - 2019-05-06 03:02
Bei einer Protestkundgebung zum Hungerstreik sind 26 Mitglieder des Gewerkschaftsverbands KESK in Amed festgenommen worden. ...

Prisoners on hunger strike placed in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:00
IHD Istanbul Chapter Executive Council Member and OHD Istanbul Chapter Prisons Commission Member Lawyer Firat Vural said prisoners on hunger strikes are being issued solitary confinement penalties without any investigations. ...

Four people including two kids injured in armed attack in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Clash erupted after a house was targeted by an armed attack in Amed city. Two people in the house and two kids playing outside were wounded. ...

May 1 celebrations in Europe salute hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-01 19:23
Kurdistanis attending May 1 celebrations in European cities protested the Imrali isolation and saluted the hunger strikers. ...

Prisoners’ mothers with white scarves in Istanbul's May 1 cortege

ANF - 2019-05-01 14:44
Mothers of prisoners attended the May 1 celebrations in Bakirkoy wearing their white headscarves. ...

HPG: 5 soldiers killed, 4 others wounded in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 14:00
HPG reported continued actions by guerrillas and air strikes by the Turkish army in Kurdistan territory. ...

White scarved mothers not allowed in May 1 celebrations in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 13:32
May 1 celebrations led by the KESK, DISK, Amed Chamber of Medicine and TMMOB have started in Amed. The police is not allowing mothers wearing white headscarves in to the celebration grounds. ...

Women political prisoners transferred in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 12:34
Women political prisoners in Diyarbakır E-Type Closed Prison were transferred to the D-Type Prison in the same city. ...

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.” ...

NGOs, IOM fight human trafficking in post-ISIS Iraq

Rûdaw - 2019-04-28 21:26
The report also highlights disputed areas as transit points exploited by human traffickers ...

Spring in Amed through ANF lenses

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
With the arrival of spring, there are more than 250 bird species in the Hewsel Gardens, where colourful and beautiful floral scents conquest the air. ...

The engineers of Raqqa form their syndicate in a conference

SDF Press - 2019-04-28 01:09
Raqqa- Under the slogan “With the help of our engineers, we are building our city”, the second conference of the Chamber of Engineers of Raqqa was held on Saturday in the city with the aim of establishing the rules of procedure and forming the offices of ...

PFLP Secretary General visited MPs on hunger strike in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-27 15:58
PFLP Secretary General Ahmed Saadet’s lawyer Mahmod Hassan paid a solidarity visit to the HDP MPs who are on a hunger strike in the HDP offices in Amed. ...

Swiss parties urged Government to act on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 11:14
Three Swiss political party, the Swiss Federal Council and the Geneva Canton Government, called on the international community to act on hunger strikes. ...

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 ...