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15 activists detained in Sweden in protest against Iranian regime

15 activists detained in Sweden in protest against Iranian regime

ANF - 2019-08-22 10:31
On Wednesday, the second day of Iranian Foreign Minister Cevat Zarif visit to Sweden, protests continued against the Iranian regime. ...
15 activists detained in Sweden in protest against Iranian regime - ANF

Huge protest against the Turkish state in Idlib: “Traitor Turkey”

ANF - 2019-08-30 14:34
Thousands protested against Turkey in Idlib today. Turkish soldiers attacked the protesters who responded with stones. ...

Day 12 of protest against trustees in Van

ANF - 2019-08-30 08:02
The protest in Van against the seizure of the metropolitan municipality and the dismissal of the HDP mayor has entered day 12. ...

Vigil in Athens against the seizure of HDP municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-28 10:17
Today is the fifth day of the Vigil in Athens against the seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities by the AKP. ...

5 journalists detained in Mardin in custody for 3 days

ANF - 2019-08-23 14:05
Journalists Ahmet Kanbal, Mehmet Şah Oruç, Rojda Aydın, Nurcan Yalçın and Halime Parlak were detained in Mardin while covering the protests for the municipalities seized by the AKP regime. ...

Netanyahu hints at Israeli involvement in attacks on Iranian targets in Iraq

E-Kurd - 2019-08-23 09:54
JERUSALEM,— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted on Thursday of possible Israeli involvement in attacks against Iranian-linked targets in Iraq. A series of blasts in the past few weeks have hit weapon depots and bases belonging to paramilitar ...

12 years old put to the ground and handcuffed in Ankara

ANF - 2019-08-23 08:20
Police detained 17 people in Ankara during a protest against the appointment of trustees in 3 HDP-run. Among those detained was 12 years old B.A., who was handcuffed behind his back after being put on the ground. ...

Third day of protest in Cologne against the AKP

ANF - 2019-08-22 09:33
For the third consecutive day protests are continuing in Cologne against the AKP-MHP decision to name trustees in the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors’ ouster

Therepublic - 2019-08-21 16:40

Turkey: 30 detained in protest over elected mayors’ ouster

Seattle Times - 2019-08-21 16:37
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say police have used water cannons to disperse crowds protesting a government decision to oust three elected mayors in Turkey’s mainly Kurdish-populated southeast and replace them with government appointees. Th ...

15 August celebrated in Saratov

ANF - 2019-08-17 08:59
Kurds living in Russia celebrated the anniversary of the 15 August Initiative in Saratov. ...

15 August commemorated in Lavrio

ANF - 2019-08-16 09:50
The 15 August Initiative was commemorated in Lavrio, Greece. ...

At least 27 HDP members detained in 3 cities

ANF - 2019-08-15 16:43
At least 27 HDP members have been detained in Mardin. Sirnak and Izmir. Police raided a house in Nusaybin and shot at the door to force it to open. ...

Brazil's indigenous women protest against Bolsonaro policies

BBC - 2019-08-14 00:13
Indigenous women in Brazil protest against the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. ...

3 detained in Ankara and Kars

ANF - 2019-08-08 12:18
2 people were detained in police raids in Ankara and 1 in Kars. ...

More Kurdish Activists Detained in Kamyaran

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-08-08 02:00
Six more people were detained by security forces affiliated with the Intelligence Office following recent arrests of Kurdish activists in Kamyaran this morning. Yesterday, Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN) released news of… The post More Kurdish Acti ...

Nine detained in Izmir police operation

ANF - 2019-08-01 12:56
Nine people were detained in a anew political genocide operation carried out by police in many districts of Izmir in the morning. ...

Suspects detained in Turkish diplomat shooting reportedly tortured in Iraqi Kurdistan: agency

E-Kurd - 2019-07-24 21:08
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Kurdish KDP Parastin and Turkish intelligence service MIT operatives reportedly have tortured persons detained in relation to the incident in the restaurant in Erbil where Turkish Consulate employee Osman Kose and ...