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Mothers in Amed: "Long live the resistance in the prisons"

Mothers in Amed: "Long live the resistance in the prisons"

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:39
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike took to the streets in the province of Amed in northern Kurdistan to draw attention to the resistance against isolation. ...
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Kurdish Literacy Courses for mothers in Kobanê

ANF - 2019-05-30 15:13
The women's movement Kongreya Star has started literacy classes for mothers in communities in Kobanê. ...

Saturday Mothers in Galatasaray on 24th anniversary

ANF - 2019-05-27 13:51
Saturday Mothers are entering the 24th year of their struggle. The mothers called on the state and said, “We will prevail, you will lose.” ...

Iran needs America’s help to pivot away from the past

Rûdaw - 2019-05-26 19:24
“As long as the Islamic Republic is in power, the shadow of war will loom over Iran” ...

10 hunger strike and death fast activists hospitalized in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 15:47
10 prisoners on hunger strike and death fast in Amed, have been taken to hospital after ending their actions. ...

Mothers: The struggle will continue until the isolation ends

ANF - 2019-05-24 19:17
Mothers gathered in the HDP Bahcelievler district offices and said they will continue their struggle in front of the prisons until the isolation ends. ...

Mothers attacked in Gebze press charges

ANF - 2019-05-21 14:59
Mothers of prisoners attacked by the police in Gebze have pressed charges and said their protests will continue. ...

Mothers in Esenyurt vowed to keep Vigil

ANF - 2019-05-21 09:47
The mothers of prisoners on hunger strike continued their vigil in Esenyurt despite police harassment and asked: “How long would they continue to deny people’s language and culture?” ...

Police attacked mothers in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-20 14:58
The police attacked mothers in Gebze and detained several. ...

Photo exhibition on the Saturday Mothers in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-05-19 12:44
In Istanbul, an exhibition has been opened with photos of the Saturday mothers. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Mothers on hunger strike in Adana

ANF - 2019-05-03 16:26
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike protesting the isolation are going on a 3-day hunger strike. ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-04-30 18:49
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The number of prisoners who have joined a hunger strike to press Turkish authorities to end the isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has increased to close to 3,000, a human rights group said Tuesday. Human Righ ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Mothers of prisoners stage sit-in in front of Bakırköy Prison

ANF - 2019-04-29 17:40
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike continue their protests for their children. ...

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.” ...

Mothers in Gebze: We will stand by our children to the end

ANF - 2019-04-25 15:50
Mothers of political prisoners on hunger strike against the isolation in Imrali were barred from protesting in front of the Gebze Prison. ...