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Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan

Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-05-01 17:27
Workers took to the streets in Kurdistan for May 1. AKP’s anti-labor practices were protested in the demonstrations where the workers also drew attention to the isolation and the hunger strikes. ...
Isolation protests in May 1 celebrations in Kurdistan - ANF

Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-12 21:36
Members of the Kurdistan Patriotic Youth Movement took over the hunger strike on 152nd day in Sulaymaniyah. ...

Prisoners’ families: We need courage to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-11 14:37
Prisoners’ families spoke about the hunger strikes their children are on and said: “Our children’s demands are our demands, we stand with them. We need courage to break the isolation.” ...

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. ...

Instability Forces IDPs to Return to Camps in Kurdistan: Official

BAS News - 2019-05-06 23:44
ERBIL - Hundreds of IDPs have again returned to the camps in Kurdistan Region since January due to instability in their places of origin, an official was quoted as saying on Monday. "Over 530 IDP families have come back to the camps [in the Kurdistan Reg ...

Sheep Shearing started in Kurdistan

Waar Media - 2019-05-02 17:20
WAAR_DUHOK The post Sheep Shearing started in Kurdistan appeared first on WAARmedia. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

DTK urges action for hunger strikes turned into death fast

ANF - 2019-04-30 15:29
DTK pointed out that the hunger strikes have turned into death fasts and, protesting the silence, said urgent action is necessary. ...

Turkish state bans May 1 in Cizre

ANF - 2019-04-30 13:05
The Turkish state has banned the rally planned for May 1 International Day of Workers and Solidarity. ...

Bad roads or bad drivers? Deadly car accidents continue in Kurdistan

Rûdaw - 2019-04-28 16:11
Behind natural causes, car accidents are the second-leading cause of death in the Kurdistan Regio ...

Civil disobedience against isolation continues in London

ANF - 2019-04-25 14:30
As the civil disobedience protest launched in the London offices of Amnesty International against the isolation imposed upon Ocalan continues, another act of civil disobedience was carried out in the offices of national television networks. ...

65th group took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-04-21 13:11
The hunger strike carried out in the Mesopotamian Workers Association has been taken over by the 65th group on the 128th day. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Copenhagen

ANF - 2019-04-18 08:35
An action was taken in Nytorv, one of the busy squares of Copenhagen to inform the people about the hunger strikes and the health situation of the hunger strikers. ...

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. ...

Prisoners not allowed to mention hunger strikes on phone calls

ANF - 2019-04-15 12:36
Prisoners in the Urfa Type T Prison No.2 who have been on a hunger strike since March 1 protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan reportedly have their phone calls are cut off if they “mention the hunger strikes”. ...

Solidarity Platform with the hunger strikes set up in Montpellier

ANF - 2019-04-15 09:14
A solidarity platform with the hunger strikes was established in Montpellier. ...

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. ...