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Mothers march in Amed despite police ban

Mothers march in Amed despite police ban

ANF - 2019-05-06 13:54
The mothers continued their sit-in in front of the TUAY-DER for a while after arriving under police blockade. ...
Mothers march in Amed despite police ban - ANF

Mothers hold vigil in front of Gebze Hospital

ANF - 2019-05-28 15:11
Mothers who continued to hold vigils for the prisoners on hunger strikes for weeks in Gebze despite intense police brutality and bans are now protesting in front of the hospital for their children. ...

protesting members of the "Nozhin" association in front of the Sanandaj's Court

Kurdpa - 2019-05-28 09:25
Kurdpa Agency: Members of the Nozhin Socio-cultural Association gathered in front of the Sanandaj's Court and demanded the immediate release of Zahra Mohammadi. ...

Isolation protested in front of the EP: Resistance will prevail

ANF - 2019-05-22 16:07
The rally held in front of the European Parliament in Brussels to protest the isolation against Ocalan condemned the silence of European governments and called for resistance. ...

Kurds rally in front of CoE: Don't be a party to this crime

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:04
On the 150th day of the Kurdish hunger strike in Strasbourg, a rally against the silence of the European institutions took place in front of the Council of Europe. ...

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. ...

Mothers of hunger strikers in prison: Let's build peace!

ANF - 2019-05-09 18:01
"Hands in hands we will bring peace!" said the mothers of the prisoners on hunger strike holding a new action in Amed. ...

Mothers battered and detained in front of Bakirkoy Prison

ANF - 2019-05-09 15:10
The police attacked mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts demanding an end to the isolation. Several mothers were battered and detained. ...

Women prisoners wrote to mothers in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-09 10:29
The women prisoners in Gebze Prison, who are continuing their hunger strike demanding the end of isolation, wrote a letter to the mothers who resist in front of the jail to mark Mother's Day. ...

Prisoners’ families stopped by police in front of Gebze prison

ANF - 2019-05-08 15:06
The sit-in families of prisoners on hunger strike were to hold in front of the Gebze Closed Women’s Prison was stopped by the police. ...

Surrounded prisoners’ families hold sit-in

ANF - 2019-05-08 13:47
Mothers of prisoners who were to hold a demonstration in the Kosuyolu Park to draw attention to the hunger strikes started a sit-in when the police surrounded them at the Batikent Crossing. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 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. ...

Kurdistan Police Takes Serious Actions to Fight Cyber Harassment

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s police is working on a comprehensive plan now to fight cyber harassment which is on the rise in the region. Police Chief Abdulkhaliq Talaat told BasNews that the number of reports complaining about harassments on social media i ...

Police blockade in front of Gebze Prison

ANF - 2019-04-26 13:23
Citizens wanting to issue a statement in front of the Gebze Prison were surrounded by the police. ...

Police attacked Peace Mothers in front of Gebze Prison again

ANF - 2019-04-21 15:03
Again, the police attacked a sit-in protest in Gebze. Relatives of prisoners on hunger strike have been demonstrating in front of the women's prison in the western Turkish town for two weeks. There were several arrests. ...

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. ...