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Police harassed families in Gebze once again

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. ...
Police harassed families in Gebze once again - ANF

Day 47 of vigil by mothers of prisoners on hunger strike in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-25 14:07
Families of prisoners in Gebze are on day 47 of their vigil which they say will continue until the isolation is ended. ...

Mothers held sit-in in Bismil and Lice

ANF - 2019-05-18 07:38
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike and death fast held a sit-in in Lice and Bismil in the province of Amed. ...

Police attacked families in Gebze again

ANF - 2019-05-15 15:25
The families gathered in Gebze for the 35th time to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strike and death fasts demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan were attacked by the police again. ...

Prisoners’ families in Bakirkoy: We will come every day

ANF - 2019-05-11 15:05
The police stopped the demonstration by prisoners’ families in front of the Bakirkoy Prison. The families said, “Whatever you do, we will come here every day.” ...

Occupation police forces clash in al-Bab

ANF - 2019-05-10 12:05
The military police and civil police are clashing in Shehba’s Turkish state and allied gang invaded al-Bab. ...

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.” ...

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. ...

Police attacked families of prisoners, detained 19 in Batman

ANF - 2019-05-07 15:06
Turkish state forces have attacked the relatives of prisoners who wanted to make a press statement in front of Batman M Type Prison. 19 people were taken into custody in the crackdown. ...

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 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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

HDP Ay beaten by police at families sit-in in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
HDP Gebze district co-chair Idris Ay was beaten and detained during the peaceful protest of families of prisoners on hunger strike in front of Gebze prison. ...

Vigil promoted by families of hunger strikers in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-30 08:26
The vigil organised by the families of prisoners on hunger strike in Esenyurt Square has reached day 6. ...

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.” ...

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. ...