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Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-12 21:36
Members of the Kurdistan Patriotic Youth Movement took over the hunger strike on 152nd day in Sulaymaniyah. ...
Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah - ANF

Reading books to children in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-06-10 09:54
Ferzane Eli has been developing a book reading project for 3 years at the Endêşe Enlightenment Center in Sulaymaniyah. ...

Hunger strike in Maxmur on day 160

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:06
The hunger strike in Maxmur against the isolation continues on day 160 as the 54th group takes over. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg enters day 154

ANF - 2019-05-19 12:31
The hunger strike is being carried out at Avenue de Colmar 273 in Strasbourg city of France. ...

PKK Taxation Disturbs People in Sulaymaniyah Villages: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-18 12:17
ERBIL — Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) has increased its presence in certain areas of Sulaymaniyah province with guerrilla taxations disturbing the residents of the villages. According to a report by Sulaymaniyah-based Khalk news website, residents of Ma ...

Actions in solidarity with the hunger strike resistance in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-18 08:37
Demonstrations, protests and actions to support the hunger strike and death fast resistance continue in Europe. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strike resistance in Switzerland

ANF - 2019-05-16 08:32
In Switzerland protests were organized in order to draw attention to the hunger strike and death fast resistance carried out by thousands of prisoners. ...

Hunger strikers in Strasbourg have severe health issues

ANF - 2019-05-15 17:37
Dr. Fahrettin Gulsen spoke about the 5 months of the hunger strike in Strasbourg and said the activists have several serious issues, ranging from extreme weight loss to severe neurological detriment. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Stuttgart and Hildesheim

ANF - 2019-05-15 12:23
Two separate actions in solidarity with the hunger strike resistance and to protest isolation were carried out in Germany. ...

Actions in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Europe

ANF - 2019-05-15 08:41
In Düsseldorf, Bremen, Cologne and Den Haag activists organised actions in solidarity with the hunger strike and death fast resistance. ...

Young man goes on death fast in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-14 13:49
A young man named Memduh Ozdemir in Sulaymaniyah went on a death fast to protest the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Three-day solidarity hunger strike in Lucerne

ANF - 2019-05-14 08:48
A group of Kurds went on a three-day hunger strike in the Swiss city of Lucerne. ...

Meeting in Graz to support hunger strike resistance

ANF - 2019-05-12 10:21
A meeting took place in the Austrian city of Graz to support the hunger strike resistance. ...

Demo in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Paris

ANF - 2019-05-12 08:31
Kurds and their friend promoted a demonstration in support to the hunger strikers in Paris. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg: Day 144

ANF - 2019-05-09 08:41
The 14 Kurdish activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg have reached day 144 of their fast. ...

Actions by Revolutionary Youth Movement

ANF - 2019-05-06 12:13
The Revolutionary Youth Movement (DGH) and the Revolutionary Young Women's Movement (DGKH) carried out actions in Amed and Van. ...

PKK Affiliated Party Moves to Kirkuk as PUK Blocks Activity in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-05-02 16:23
ERBIL — Kurdistan Free Society Party (Tevgeri Azadi) has prepared to hold its third congress on Friday in Kirkuk after the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) tightened the noose around the party’s political activities in Sulaymaniyah. Pressured by Turkey ...

Turkey detains 127 people in Istanbul on May Day

Reuters - 2019-05-01 17:04
Istanbul police said they detained 127 people on Wednesday for attempting to hold illegal demonstrations in various parts of the city to celebrate May Day. ...

Public Prosecutor to Probe Allegation of Hidden Cameras in Sulaymaniyah Resort

BAS News - 2019-04-25 15:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region’s Public Prosecutor said on Thursday that it will launch a prompt investigation into the allegations of hidden cameras installed in touristic residences at Chavy Land resort and amusement park in Sulaymaniyah. Earlier on Wednesda ...

Christchurch attack: Prince William to meet survivors

BBC - 2019-04-25 03:41
The Duke of Cambridge's tour begins with a memorial service for veterans on Anzac Day in New Zealand. ...

65th group took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-04-21 13:11
The hunger strike carried out in the Mesopotamian Workers Association has been taken over by the 65th group on the 128th day. ...