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Successful "Big Jump" actions for Hasankeyf and Tigris River!

Successful "Big Jump" actions for Hasankeyf and Tigris River!

ANF - 2019-07-15 09:02
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement issued a statement about the successful day of action for the 12,000 years old site. ...
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Guerrilla actions in Cele and Xakurke

ANF - 2019-08-13 15:57
HPG/YJA Star guerrillas carried out actions in Cele and Xakurke, killing one soldier and injuring another as far as could be determined. ...

Turkey starts filling Ilisu dam, 12,000-year-old Kurdish Hasankeyf town will be drowned: activists

E-Kurd - 2019-08-02 21:07
ISTANBUL,— Turkey has started filling a huge hydroelectric dam on the Tigris river, a lawmaker and activists said, despite protests that it will displace thousands of people and risks creating water shortages downstream in Iraq. The 12,000-year-old ancie ...

Urgent call to join Hasankeyf Vigil as filling of Ilisu Dam began

ANF - 2019-07-27 11:11
The Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive and the Mesopotamia Ecology Movement have launched an urgent appeal as the filling of Ilisu Dam has started. ...

US: Committed to accelerated and concrete progress on the Manbij

ANF - 2019-07-25 08:19
The US Embassy in Istanbul made a statement about the visit of Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, Ambassador James Jeffrey. ...

For Kurds and Gulf Arabs, patience and pragmatism is key

Rûdaw - 2019-07-21 11:29
Holding one’s head up high is not easy when one’s enemy is armed to the teeth and raring for a fight ...

Prison sentences for Tuncel and Kışanak overturned

ANF - 2019-07-19 16:52
Up to 30-year prison sentences issued for Kurdish politicians Gültan Kışanak and Sebahat Tuncel have been overturned. ...

Prison sentences for Tuncel and Kışanak reversed

ANF - 2019-07-19 16:42
Up to 30-year prison sentences issued for Kurdish politicians Gültan Kışanak and Sebahat Tuncel have been reversed. ...

PAJK Coordination: It's time for freedom and it's time for women!

ANF - 2019-07-14 16:00
PAJK Coordination: Kemal Pir, M. Hayri Durmuş, Akif Yılmaz and Ali Çiçek declared the victory of the Kurdish people's struggle for freedom with the resistance they embodied. ...

The Big Jump for Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-14 11:08
Scores of activists are expected today in Hasankeyf by the Tigris River at 1 pm. ...

Artist Zehra Doğan detained in Berlin during action for Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-13 19:16
Artist and journalist Zehra Doğan and 3 French artists were detained while they were demonstrating for Hasankeyf at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin. ...

Play against destruction in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-13 17:07
Mehmet Ucar said his play aims to create awareness against the destruction in Hasankeyf and added: “Hasankeyf is a common heritage for humanity. What they want to destroy is our memory, legacy and history.” ...

Weekend for Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-13 10:50
Three environmental movements called for action today and tomorrow in around 20 cities against the Ilısu Dam, which will leave Hasankeyf and the Tigris Valley inundated. ...

All set for the 'Big Jump' in Hasankeyf

ANF - 2019-07-12 13:03
On Sunday 14 July the announced "Big Jump" promoted by Keep Hasankeyf Alive will take place in the 12,000 years old site. ...

Assyrians, Syriacs and Chaldeans call on KDP: Stop!

ANF - 2019-07-11 13:28
Mesopotamia Freedom Party (MOP) issued a statement in the name of the Assyrian, Syriac and Chaldean peoples to commemorate KCK General Presidential Council Member Diyar Xerib who lost his life in a Turkish airstrike. ...

HDP MPs detained and battered by the police for saying “No war”

ANF - 2019-07-08 21:21
Police attacked the people joining a demonstration in Amed for democracy and against war. Deputies of the HDP are among those battered and detained in the crackdown. ...

IHD: We will keep seeking justice for Roboski

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
The Human Rights Association (IHD) Truth and Justice Commission, Istanbul Branch, issued a written statement to mark the 90th month since the death of 34 Kurds in Roboski. ...

FED-DEM protested against detentions in Germany

ANF - 2019-06-29 08:51
Kurdistan Democratic Society Federation of Northern Germany (FED-DEM), issued a statement about the 7 Kurds living in Niedersachsen and surrounding areas whose houses have been raided by police. ...

Spotlight: Turkey's 12,000-year-old town soon to be submerged by dam waters: environmentalists - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Xinhuanet - 2019-06-18 11:46