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Prisoners’ families in Bakirkoy: We will come every day

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.” ...
Prisoners’ families in Bakirkoy: We will come every day - 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. ...

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. ...

Families in Esenyurt: We stay until isolation is lifted

ANF - 2019-05-18 08:37
The sit-in to support the hunger strike resistance organised by mothers in Esenyurt square has reached day 24. ...

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. ...

MLKP Rojava held first conference: We will spread the revolution

ANF - 2019-05-14 14:14
MLKP Rojava held its first conference and said, “We will spread the revolution throughout Syria and the Middle East, we will combine it with the revolution in Turkey and Kurdistan.” ...

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.” ...

People of Qamishlo: We will tear down the wall and the invasion!

ANF - 2019-05-10 13:49
People of Qamishlo said they won’t accept the Turkish state’s invasion of Afrin or the wall they put up, stressing: “We will resist and we will prevail.” ...

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.” ...

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. ...

Mothers of prisoners battered and detained in Bakirkoy

ANF - 2019-05-09 12:11
Mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts to end the isolation were attacked by the police. 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. ...

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 ...

Turkey, Russia Considering Deployment to Tel Rifaat in Northern Syria

BAS News - 2019-05-05 11:03
ERBIL — Turkish and Russian authorities are taking into consideration the possibility of deploying forces to the border areas Tel Rifaat in northern Syria, where the US-backed Kurdish forces are in control. The measures come a day after Turkey confirmed ...

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. ...

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. ...

Sit-in against the isolation continues in front of EP

ANF - 2019-04-18 16:26
The sit-in demanding an end to the isolation continues in front of the EP on day 4. ...