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Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia

Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-23 14:23
kmmk A Kurdish refugee went on hunger strike. following a protest by a group of Kurdish asylum seekers at the Zagreb Campus in the Croatian capital regarding the treatment and considering refugees dossier Shokoh Karimi is a Kurdish refugee who has been on ...
Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia - Kurdistan Human Rights Association

At Least 7 Killed in Baghdad Mosque Bombing

BAS News - 2019-06-21 15:25
ERBIL — An explosion at a Shi’ite mosque in Iraq’s capital left at least seven people killed on Friday. According to police sources, the explosion hit Imam al-Muntazir mosque in Baladiyat neighborhood, east of Baghdad. Preliminary reports said another 20 ...

200 people from the Hol camp arrive at the Civil Council of Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-06-05 00:31
Raqqa – In coordination with the Public Relations Office, the Civil Relations Committee, the elders and tribal dignitaries, a total of 200 people, all of whom are women and children, arrived at the Civil Council of Raqqa on Tuesday. The release comes as a ...

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

Turkey: Kurdish Lawmakers, Inmates End Hunger Strike after Ocalan’s Call

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers and political prisoners across Turkey ended their hunger strike after jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, called for the termination of the strike. Lawmakers from Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

Kurdish prisoners, activists end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan’s call: statement

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Thousands of Kurdish prisoners and activists in Turkey ended their hunger strike against the conditions of jailed militant Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, their representative told pro-Kurdish media on Sunday. “After the call… we are ending our ...

PKK and PAJK prisoners ended their hunger strike - statement

ANF - 2019-05-26 12:44
“In line with the call made by Leader Apo, we, the PKK and PAJK prisoners are ending the hunger strike.” ...

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike

Reuters - 2019-05-26 11:35
Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest. ...

Leyla Guven reached day 198 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven is on day 198 of her hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation in Imrali, and the first group of prisoners on death fast are on day 25 of their protest. ...

Hunger strikers Kobanê taken to hospital in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-21 09:47
Kurdish activist Cemal Kobanê, who has been on hunger strike in Berlin since 29 January has been taken to hospital during the night. After refusing treatment he continued his action. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg on day 155

ANF - 2019-05-20 15:20
The indefinite nonalternating hunger strike against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues in Strasbourg, France on day 155. ...

Mothers of Qamishlo on hunger strike against isolation

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
The solidarity hunger strike in the Canton of Jazira is on its second day. The hunger strike is carried out at the 19 July Park led by Konreya Star and the Qamishlo Martyrs' Families Association. ...

Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-05-19 10:20
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir has been on hunger strike for 60 days in Italy demanding the end of isolation. ...

Prisoner’s mother: End the isolation in practice not theory

ANF - 2019-05-18 13:30
Hatice Soyler, mother of Ozlem Soyler who has been on a hunger strike since December 16 in the Gebze Prison protesting the Imrali isolation said the isolation must end in practice, not in theory. ...

Strasbourg hunger strike on day 151

ANF - 2019-05-16 18:12
The indefinite and non-alternating hunger strike of 14 Kurdish activists in the French city of Strasbourg continues with determination. ...

Two Kurdish Kolbars drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia

Kurdpa - 2019-05-08 06:06
Kurdpa Agency: Two Kurdish Kolbars from Tergever district drowned in the Jeremy River at the border of Urmia. ...

Hunger striker Imam Şiş: The resistance goes on

ANF - 2019-05-07 09:16
Imam Şiş, who has been on hunger strike for 142 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani received the UK Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the Head of the Diplomatic Service

Waar Media - 2019-05-06 18:36
WAAR_DUHOK Prime Minister Barzani presented a brief overview of the ISIS conflict, post-ISIS situation and the conditions of internally displaced persons and refugees in the Kurdistan Region, including the reconstruction of their areas to enable them to ...

A Kurdish Kolbar was shotgunned by government troops at the Nowsud border

Kurdpa - 2019-05-05 11:20
Kurdpa Agency: A Kurdish Kolbar from the Javanrud died in direct shootings by government troops at the Nowsud border. ...

Christians celebrate festival at Marbena Qadisha shrine in Iraqi Kurdistan

E-Kurd - 2019-04-26 20:52
KOYA, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Christians held a festival at the Marbena Qadisha Shrine near Koya city in Iraqi Kurdistan on Friday and were joined in the celebrations by a number of local residents from other faiths. One of the participants, Hawzhin Sl ...

Control of the corrupt and expired materials in Raqqa

SDF Press - 2019-04-23 16:16
Raqqa – The General Control Committee of the Municipality of People in Raqqa during its daily tour of shops in the “Bab Baghdad” area seized corrupt and expired materials. The committee confiscated the materials and punished the owners financially. The he ...