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Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building

Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building

ANF - 2019-05-04 13:58
The HDP Amed Provincial Organization was closed off by police. ...
Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building - ANF

HDP protests usurpation of people's will by the AKP

ANF - 2019-05-30 12:13
Selahattin Aslan, co-spokesperson of the Democratic Local Government Council of HDP said the usurpation of municipalities and of the popular will of the people continue after the elections. ...

Turkish police rake through workers’ shuttle in Suruc: 6 wounded

ANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
A minibus transporting seasonal agricultural workers was raked through by the police at a police checkpoint in the Aligor neighborhood of Urfa’s Suruc district this morning. 6 workers were wounded and have been hospitalized. ...

Iraqi Court Sentences Man to Prison for “Insulting” Shi’ite Imam

BAS News - 2019-05-12 16:05
ERBIL — An Iraq court on Sunday sentenced a man to three years in prison for allegedly “insulting” a Shi’ite Muslim Imam. Ali Srour Razaq was arrested earlier by the police in Najaf and faced a trial on Sunday, local media reported. He allegedly “insulte ...

Police attacked mothers with pressurized water in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-10 14:33
Mothers with white scarves protesting in Amed for their relatives on hunger strike were attacked by the police with pressurized water. Some protesters fainted. ...

Police position set up by HDP Municipality entrance

ANF - 2019-05-07 13:22
Turkish Interior Ministry ordered a police position to be set up by the entrance of the Mardin Metropolitan Municipality where HDP won the elections. ...

Amed: Polizei umstellt Provinzgebäude der HDP - UPDATE

ANF - 2019-05-05 01:45
Die türkische Polizei hat das Gebäude des Provinzverbands der HDP in Amed umstellt. Der Eingang ist gesperrt, niemand kommt hinein oder heraus. ...

Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-04 14:31
The families of the prisoners on hunger strike walked into the police blockade and moved towards the HDP Amed provincial building that was also closed off by the police. ...

Banê HDP’yî yê Amedî binê ablûqaya polîsan de yo

ANF - 2019-05-04 11:10
Polîsanê Tirkî rêxistina HDP’yî ya Amedî girewte binê ablûqa. Polîs destûrê dekewtiş û vejîyayîşê partîye nêdano. ...

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 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. ...

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. ...

Rêgirî li çalekîya HDPê hat kirin

Waar Media - 2019-04-27 15:37
WAAR_Amed: Li Amedê bi hevserokên Partîya Demokratîka Gelan (HDP)ê Sezai Temelli û Pervin Buldan hevserokê DBPê, hinek parlementerên HDPê û dayikên aşitiyê xwestin li ber deriyê girtigeha Amedê ya tipa E yê daxuyanîyekê bidin çapemenîyê. Li ser vê yêkê p ...

Women from Southern Kurdistan visited HDP MPs on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-27 15:07
A delegation of women from Southern Kurdistan visited the HDP MPs who continue their hunger strike in the HDP Amed offices to protest the aggravated isolation imposed upon Ocalan. ...

Iran Lists CENTCOM as Terrorist

BAS News - 2019-04-23 16:05
ERBIL — The Iranian parliament passed a bill on Tuesday to designate US Central Command (CENTCOM) as “terrorist” organisation, local media said. The move was a tit-for-tat measure after Washington announced it will include Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Gu ...

Hunger strikers Velat Kaya's mother: Silence kills our children!

ANF - 2019-04-20 17:22
Yasemin Kaya is the mother of hunger striker Velat Kaya who has been fasting since 1 March in Amed prison and said: "We stand by our children and we’ll never retreat”. ...

Wall put up by trustee torn down in Kiziltepe

ANF - 2019-04-18 13:12
The wall put up around the Kiziltepe municipal building during the occupation was torn down by the co-mayor from the HDP and the people. ...

Police prevents HDP from issuing statement on isolation

ANF - 2019-04-13 13:06
The police has surrounded the HDP Amed offices and is preventing HDP MPs and co-mayors from issuing a statement to draw attention to the isolation and hunger strikes. ...

AUK kicks-off its fourth Soccer Tournament

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-04-09 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq – April 7th, 2019 – The Fourth Soccer Championship tournament was kicked off by AUK’s Student Government, where seven teams battle for the title of champion. As a part of its outreach program Dara Company, the official spon ...

AKP’s fear of April 4: HDP MP Ocalan can’t enter his own village

ANF - 2019-04-04 14:32
The AKP government, in their fear of April 4, has banned HDP MPs from entering Halfeti. HDP MP Omer Ocalan was cut off with a barricade. Ocalan continues to wait. ...