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Hundreds in Istanbul to mark anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance

Hundreds in Istanbul to mark anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance

ANF - 2019-06-01 08:31
Hundreds of people gathered in Istanbul responding to the call of the Taksim Solidarity to mark the 6th anniversary of the Gezi Park Resistance. ...
Hundreds in Istanbul to mark anniversary of Gezi Park Resistance - ANF

Kurdish activist Tuzak taken to hospital in Bochum

ANF - 2019-06-05 11:58
Mele Mustafa Tuzak, one of the three Kurdish activists who joined the hunger strike resistance in Berlina was taken to hospital again in Bochum. ...

Hundreds of IS Relatives Released from al-Hol Camp in Syrian Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-06-04 13:41
ERBIL — A total of 800 women and children related to the Islamic State (IS) militants have been released from the al-Hol Camp in the Syrian Kurdish province of Hassakah. According to local officials and witnesses, at least 17 buses were seen leaving the ...

Dont give leave of absence to security and political prisoners in Urmia Prison

Kurdpa - 2019-06-04 00:37
Kurdpa Agency: On approaching Eid al-Fitr, authorities of the Central Prison of Urmia opposed to give leave of absence to security and political prisoners. ...

Women met to prepare the 15th edition of the Zilan Festival

ANF - 2019-06-02 08:49
Women responded to the call of the Women's Peace Bureau (CENI) and the Kurdish Women's Movement of Germany (YJKE) and met in Cologne, to discuss the preparations for the Zilan Women's Festival on 22 June. ...

6. yılında Gezi Parkı anması

Nûpel - 2019-05-31 20:25
Gezi Parkı eylemlerinin yıl dönümünde Taksim Dayanışması’nın çağrısıyla çok sayıda kişi Taksim’de bir araya geldi. TMMOB Makine Mühendisleri Odası İstanbul Şubesi önünde toplanan kalabalık, “Gezi umuttur, umut bitmez Karanlık gider Gezi kalır” pankartı aç ...

Erdogan Offers Congratulations to New President of Kurdistan

BAS News - 2019-05-31 01:33
ERBIL - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has offered congratulations to Nechirvan Barzani on his election as the new President of the Kurdistan Region. Erdogan extended the congratulatory message during a phone call on Thursday evening in which he ...

Crops of Kurdish Residents Burned in Daquq

BAS News - 2019-05-30 00:06
ERBIL - In addition to several other incidents in the past few weeks, more farms of Kurdish residents in the disputed district of Daquq, southern Kirkuk province, were set on fire on Wednesday night by unknown men. BasNews has learned from locals that th ...

Turkey marks 566th anniversary of conquest of Istanbul

Waar Media - 2019-05-29 14:53
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s presidential communications director commemorated the 566th anniversary of the conquest of Istanbul with a post on social media Wednesday. “We shout out! We say persistently to those who cannot stand Istanbul to become an Islamic city ...

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Iranian FM arrives in Baghdad to meet with Iraq officials

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Iranian media are reporting that the country’s foreign minister has arrived in Baghdad to meet his Iraqi counterpart and other officials. The official IRNA news agency reported Saturday that Mohammad Javad Zarif will meet with Iraqi Foreign Mi ...

Saturday Mothers: 24 years of fight for justice

ANF - 2019-05-25 14:35
Twenty-four years ago, the Saturday Mothers took to the streets for the first time in Istanbul to protest the enforced disappearance state practice. ...

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. ...

Many journalists among prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
Journalists in prison have joined the hunger strike resistance. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Women in Berlin: Be the voice of hunger strikers' mothers!

ANF - 2019-05-11 09:18
Women in Berlin promoted a solidarity actions with mothers of the hunger strikers and the hunger strike resistance. ...

‘Decision to rerun Istanbul elections based on law’

Waar Media - 2019-05-07 17:33
WAAR_DUHOK Turkey’s Foreign Ministry said late Monday that the decision to rerun local elections in Istanbul was taken on the basis of law and everyone should respect it. In a written statement, the ministry said the March 31 local elections were observe ...

Families in Esenyurt: Vigil to continue until demands are met

ANF - 2019-05-07 08:20
The action in support of the hunger strike resistance promoted in Esenyurt Square by the families of prisoners on hunger strike continued despite the police harassment. ...

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 ...

Nineveh Arab Tribes Warn of Civil War in Mosul

BAS News - 2019-05-02 23:52
ERBIL - The Sunni Arab tribes in the Iraqi province of Nineveh Plains have warned of a civil war in Mosul city, accusing the former governor of Nineveh, Atheel al-Nujaifi, of triggering the possible conflict. Explaining to Kurdistan 24, Sheikh Muzahim al ...