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Police forcibly removes families in Gebze

Police forcibly removes families in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-03 15:02
Families of prisoners who have been on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan were attacked by the police once more on day 25 of the vigil they have been holding in front of the Gebze Prison. ...
Police forcibly removes families in Gebze - ANF

Hunger strike in Strasbourg on day 155

ANF - 2019-05-20 15:20
The indefinite nonalternating hunger strike against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues in Strasbourg, France on day 155. ...

Families in Gebze: We will be here every day!

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
The vigil promoted by the families of the hunger strikers in Gebze Women Prison has been blocked once again. The families said: “We will be here tomorrow.” ...

Police harassed families in Gebze once again

ANF - 2019-05-08 08:42
Police once again harassed the families of prisoners on hunger strike who wanted to hold a sit-in in front of Gebze M Type Closed Prison. ...

Families in Esenyurt: Vigil to continue until demands are met

ANF - 2019-05-07 08:20
The action in support of the hunger strike resistance promoted in Esenyurt Square by the families of prisoners on hunger strike continued despite the police harassment. ...

Nearly 30 Freed Yezidis Reunite with Families in Sinjar

BAS News - 2019-05-06 21:48
ERBIL - Nearly 30 Yezidis, who had been freed from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria earlier in March, reunited on Monday with their families in Sinjar. Earlier the month, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said that it had handed over a number ...

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. ...

Hasbi Cakici on day 101 of resistance

ANF - 2019-05-02 17:19
Hasbi Cakici is on day 101 of his hunger strike in the Hague demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Police attacks protesters in Gebze: Several mothers detained

ANF - 2019-05-02 17:19
Police attacked the vigil held in Gebze by families of prisoners on hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. Several mothers were detained. ...

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. ...

Families in Esenyurt: We'll give voice to the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-02 09:30
Families of the prisoners on hunger strike gathered in Esenyurt Square, where they held a 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. ...

Mothers in Gezbe harassed by police once again

ANF - 2019-04-28 19:13
The sit-in organised by relatives of prisoners in hunger strike in Gebze has been once again blocked by the regime's police. ...

Strasbourg resistance on day 124

ANF - 2019-04-19 12:56
14 Kurdish politicians, activists and journalists continue their resistance in Strasbourg, France on day 124 protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

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”. ...

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. ...