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Social democrats in Söderhamn in solidarity with HDP

ANF - 2019-09-22 15:00
Social Democratic Party of Söderhamn said the appointment of trustees to replace elected mayors of HDP municipalities was unacceptable. ...

Amed Vigil: The people won't accept the trustees!

ANF - 2019-09-22 09:27
The Democracy Vigil in Amed continues to protest the seizure of the municipality by the AKP on 19 August. ...

Van Mayor called on the UN to follow trustees appointment process

ANF - 2019-09-20 20:27
Mayor Ertan was prevented from traveling to Geneva and attending the conference in person. ...

EP: Turkey must end crackdown on democratically elected officials

ANF - 2019-09-19 16:19
Amed, Mardin and Van metropolitan municipalities were seized by order of the Ministry of Interior on August 19 and the democratically and freely elected HDP mayors were dismissed and replaced with trustees. ...

Seizure of HDP municipalities discussed at Swiss parliament

ANF - 2019-09-19 12:04
The Socialist Party carried the issue of trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin at the Swiss National Parliament. The Foreign Minister said that they are closely following the issue. ...

Trustees protested in Duisburg

ANF - 2019-09-19 08:55
A protest was organised in Duisburg against the AKP-MHP fascist alliance seizure of the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

KCDK-E call to join "people meeting" in Maastricht

ANF - 2019-09-18 10:04
The KCDK-E issued a written statement to "urge everyone to raise their voices against the attacks of AKP-MHP fascism against Rojava, South Kurdistan and to protest the trustees by joining the ‘Peoples Meeting' in Maastrich on 21 September. ...

Forbidden to protest against the trustees in Hakkari

ANF - 2019-09-18 08:50
Hakkari Governor has issued a new 30-days ban on actions and events to prevent protests against the seicure of the HDP-run municipalities of Van, Mardin and Amed. ...

Amed: Trustees are an attack on Kurdish identity and language

ANF - 2019-09-17 16:19
The Democracy Vigil held in Amed, Mardin and Van has continued for a month. ...

Arrested HDP Kulp co-mayors replaced by trustees

ANF - 2019-09-17 09:27
A trustee was appointed in Kulp to replace the HDP democratically elected co-mayors, Mehmet Fatih Tas and Fatma Ay, detained after an explosion which killed 7 and wounded 10. ...

Mızraklı: The AKP is falling a part every passing day

ANF - 2019-09-17 07:52
The Democracy vigil in Amed against the political coup that led to the appointment of trustees in Amed, Van and Mardin continued reached day 30. ...

HDP delegation led by co-chair Temelli in European tour

ANF - 2019-09-16 09:51
The HDP delegation headed by the party's co-chair Sezai Temelli will hold various meetings in Europe to discuss current issues such as political and regional developments and the appointment of trustees. ...

Silent protest in Berlin against the trustees

ANF - 2019-09-15 11:15
The silence of the Western countries on the AKP seizure of the municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin was condemned with a silent demonstration in Berlin. ...

Trustees protested in Marseille

ANF - 2019-09-15 09:48
The AKP-MHP-appointed trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin were protested in Marseille ...

Information stand in Bocholt to protest trustees

ANF - 2019-09-15 08:48
A stand was opened in Bocholt, Germany, to protest the appointment of trustees in Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

26th day of protest against trustees in Mardin

ANF - 2019-09-13 16:42
Protests against the seizure of HDP-run metropolitan municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van continue since August 19 when the elected mayors were removed and governors appointed trustees to take over the administrations of the three municipalities. ...

Democracy Vigil in Mardin: We will get the final say

ANF - 2019-09-12 16:46
Günay stressed that they will continue their protest until the trustee occupation is ended, adding that the trustees and those involved in injustice will stand trial one day like what happened to coup plotters themselves. ...

Conference in Bern about the appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-09-10 11:56
A conference titled "Equal opportunities, equal rights: A democratic Turkey for all" will be organised in Bern on Wednesday. ...

'The trustees won't govern us'

ANF - 2019-09-10 10:56
HDP residents living in Istanbul said the will of the people should be respected and added that the trustees cannot rule. ...

Sweden’s Örebro Municipality against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-09 18:46
Wicklund emphasised the Left Party people’s commitment to democratic rights, human rights and freedom of expression. ...

Resistance in Van: Day 21

ANF - 2019-09-08 20:03
Local associations participated in the 21 day of resistance against the trustees in Van. ...

Mardin resistance: Day 21

ANF - 2019-09-08 16:10
People in Mardin have been resisting for 21 days against the appointment of trustees to their municipality as well as Amed and Van. ...

Artists against trustees in Paris

ANF - 2019-09-07 12:34
An artistic performance was organised in Paris in front of the Turkish embassy to protest the dismissal of the HDP mayors of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

HDP Mardin provincial executives: We'll continue our protest

ANF - 2019-09-07 10:20
HDP Mardin Provincial co-chairs Eylem Amak and Salih Kuday condemned to the appointment of trustees and said that their actions would continue. ...

New document: 13 municipalities at risk of being seized!

ANF - 2019-09-07 09:34
Two new documents bearing the signature of the Ministry of Interior have emerged. They target the HDP municipalities. Lawyer Sertaç Buluttekin said: "They are preparing the ground to appoint new trustees." ...

Uruguayan deputies moved motion against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-06 12:01
Motion proposed to the Uruguayan parliament to condemn the AKP's seizure of the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

HDP councillors in Çaldıran and Edremit replaced by trustees

ANF - 2019-09-06 09:25
Five HDP councillors who were dismissed from the municipality of Çaldıran (Van) and four dismissed from Edremit were replaced by trustees. ...

Solidarity to HDP mayors from deputy mayor of Uppsala

ANF - 2019-09-06 09:25
Deputy mayor of Uppsala (Uppsala), Tobias Smedberg, condemned the Erdoğan regime appointment of trustees to three HDP-run municipalities. ...

Action to protest trustees in Basel

ANF - 2019-09-06 08:34
The AKP-MHP seizure of the HDP-ran municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin was protested by an action in Basel. ...

Istanbul police obstruct HDP protest against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-05 22:09
Police forces of the AKP regime continue with their repressive measures against people taking to the streets to reclaim the municipalities seized by the AKP. ...

Solidarity in Switzerland with dismissed mayors

ANF - 2019-09-05 12:07
The Zurich-Amed Brotherhood Bridge Committee in Zurich, has protested the AKP-MHP regime for the appointment of trustees to the HDP-ran municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

Information tent set up in Trier against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-05 11:11
A tent action was launched in Trier, Germany, to protest the AKP-MHP seizure of the HDP-ran Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities. ...

Amed: Resistance will continue until the trustees are sent back

ANF - 2019-09-04 17:33
The demonstration launched in Amed to reclaim the usurped municipality continues since August 19. ...

4 HDP councilors dismissed and replaced by trustees in Van

ANF - 2019-09-04 14:27
Trustees have been appointed in the place of 4 HDP councilors dismissed from Edremit district municipality in Van. ...

Young people in Mardin call to resist to the trustees

ANF - 2019-09-04 11:49
Members of the HDP Mardin Youth Assembly said that the greatest pressure and attacks of the trustees are actually carried out against women and youth and called on young people to take to the streets. ...

Human chain against the trustees in Amed

ANF - 2019-09-04 09:21
In Amed, at the end of another long day of protest, the HDP people formed a human chain against the appointment of the trustees. ...

Resistance against trustees continues in Mardin

ANF - 2019-09-03 15:57
16th day of protests against trustees appointed to HDP municipalities. ...

HDP mayors write to European mayors about trustees

ANF - 2019-09-03 11:47
The three HDP mayors dismissed by the AKP political coup on 19 August, wrote a letter to mayors in Europe about the situation of the cities of Amed, Van and Mardin, after the appointment of trustees and the dismissal of the legitimate mayors. ...

Filmmakers organise Peace Forum against trustees in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-09-03 10:51
Filmmakers came together at the Peace and Cinema Forum in Istanbul to talk about solidarity and joint struggle with artists in the Kurdish cities were trustees have been appointed. ...

HDP deputy Maçin: Trustees are the AKP's last move

ANF - 2019-09-03 10:30
HDP Urfa MP Nusrettin Maçin said: "Having lost Turkey's most important metropolitan cities, the AKP took it once again on Kurdistan where he appointed trustees." ...

Amed resistance through ANF's lenses

ANF - 2019-09-03 08:49
Demonstrations to protest against the AKP-MHP are under way in Amed, Van and Mardin since 19 August when the AKP-MHP alliance appointed trustees, dismissing the democratically elected mayors. ...

Resistance for municipalities continues in Mardin

ANF - 2019-09-02 18:29
HDP continues with its protests in Amed, Mardin and Van where the municipalities were seized by the AKP regime on August 19 through the removal of elected mayors and their replacement by appointed trustees. ...

Amed resistance against the trustees: Day 15

ANF - 2019-09-02 08:30
Protests are under way against the AKP-MHP regime seizure of the HDP-run metropolitan municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin on 19 August . ...

March in Stuttgart for Peace Day and against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-01 11:54
An event to mark 1 September World Peace Day was held in Stuttgart. The event was an opportunity to protest the AKP-MHP seizure of the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

Trustees protested in France, Switzerland and Germany

ANF - 2019-09-01 09:23
The Kurds and their friends in France, Switzerland and Germany protested the AKP-MHP's seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities. ...

Hanover, Kassel, Rennes and Athens united against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-01 08:27
Protests in Europe against the AKP-MHP seizure of the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin continue. ...

Trustees protested in Essen

ANF - 2019-08-31 09:38
The seizure of the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin by the AKP was protested in Essen. ...

March in Marseille today against the trustees

ANF - 2019-08-31 08:40
Kurds living in southern France started a tent action on 19 August to protest the seizure of Kurdish municipalities by the AKP. Today they ended their action. ...

HDP deputy Taşdemir: Trustees are an attack to democracy

ANF - 2019-08-30 09:59
HDP Ağrı Deputy Dilan Dirayet Taşdemir said that the appointment of trustees to three metropolitan municipalities interfered with the people's demand for democracy and their will to live together. ...

Protest tent against the trustees in Bonn

ANF - 2019-08-30 08:50
The Democratic Kurdish Community Center and Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger put up a protest tent in Bonn to condemn the trustees appointed to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

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. ...

Cologne mayors: Appointment of trustees dangerous move

ANF - 2019-08-29 09:15
The political coup by the AKP that appointed trustees to Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities was protested in Cologne and Marseille. The mayor of Cologne Andreas Wolter said he considers the appointment of trustees dangerous. ...

Evîn Cuma: Trustee appointment is contrary to international law

ANF - 2019-08-28 12:32
Co-chair of the Human Rights Association in Jazira, Evîn Cuma, said that the appointment of trustees to three HDP-run municipalities violates international law. ...

DTK issued call to people and institutions of Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-08-28 10:51
The DTK appealed to all the people of Kurdistan, its institutions and the Southern government and called for mobilization against the trustees. ...

Amed resistance through ANF lenses

ANF - 2019-08-28 09:35
On 19 August the AKP-MHP regime seized the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin and dismissed the democratically elected mayors to replace them with state-appointed trustees. ...

HDP delegation meets CHP leader and officials

ANF - 2019-08-26 15:01
Representatives of both parties are of the same mind that the appointment of trustees to HDP municipalities is indeed a political coup. ...

Montpellier against trustees

ANF - 2019-08-26 10:01
Representatives of French left parties also joined the protest. ...

Demo in Stuttgart to condemn AKP-appointed trustees

ANF - 2019-08-25 10:28
The AKP-MHP regime seized the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin on 19 August appointing trustees and dismissing the democratically elected mayors. ...

Toulose says no to AKP-appointed trustees

ANF - 2019-08-25 09:55
A rally was held in Toulouse to protest the AKP-MHP decision to suspend the democratically and freely elected HDP mayors of Van, Amed and Mardin municipalities. ...

Protest in Strasbourg against the AKP trustees

ANF - 2019-08-25 09:55
HDP-run Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities were seized by the AKP regime on 19 August. Their democratically and freely elected mayors were dismissed. ...

Action in Rome to protest AKP seizure of HDP-run municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-25 08:23
An action was organised in Rome to protest the AKP-MHP regime decision to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van dismissing the democratically and freely elected mayors. ...

Freedom Left Group: The CHP must act against trustees

ANF - 2019-08-24 12:33
The Freedom Left Group, which includes the CHP, urged the CHP to take action against the trustees. ...

Swedish MEP Incir: We cannot accept the trustees

ANF - 2019-08-24 10:16
Swedish Social Democratic Labor Party MEP, Evin Incir, said that the AKP government's appointment of trustees and the dismissal of democratically elected mayors is unacceptable. ...

Action against women murders and trustees attacked by police

ANF - 2019-08-24 09:45
A protest was organised by the HDP youth branch to protest both violence against women and the seizure by the AKP of the municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. Police attacked the crowd and 8 people were taken into custody. ...

Appointing trustees contradicts AKP's founding principles | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-23 21:57

Amed resistance: “They committed the greatest crime!”

ANF - 2019-08-23 19:40
HDP Group Deputy Chairperson Saruhan Oluc read a press statement on the fifth day of protests against trustees in Amed and said the regime had willfully committed a crime and added: “We will show our civil disobedience.” ...

Mesopotamian Freedom Party: People should unite against trustees

ANF - 2019-08-23 13:32
The Mesopotamian Freedom Party issued a statement on to the seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities saying Kurds should develop a common struggle in every area. ...

Riseup4Rojava urges participation in demos in many cities today

ANF - 2019-08-23 11:36
The international campaign and platform Riseup4Rojava has organised actions all over Europe today and Saturday to protest the appointment of trustees to Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities. ...

Protest in Rome against AKP's seizure of HDP-run municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-23 09:55
Rome said no to the AKP decision to appoint trustees to the municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van, thus violating the rights of voters. ...

HDP's report on trustees appointed to usurped municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-23 09:12
HDP urged Turkey’s larger political opposition and the international democratic community to lose no time in acting against this coup and fulfilling their part in leading Turkey back into the path of parliamentary and local democracy and the rule of law. ...

Kurdish mayors replaced by trustees in Turkey | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-23 08:37

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. ...

Zurich and Bern protest AKP's appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 19:11
The appointment of trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin was protested in the Swiss cities of Zurich and Basel. ...

Turkish regime confiscates neighborhood offices: 4 more trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 13:02
Three neighborhood and one village headmen (mukhtars) were removed from office and trustees were appointed in their stead. ...

Hashtag campaign today at 5.30 pm

ANF - 2019-08-22 10:52
Appeal to join the hashtag campaign today on Twitter to condemn the appointment of trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

US statement on trustees: We are concerned

ANF - 2019-08-22 10:05
US State Department Spokesperson, Morgan Ortagus, criticized Turkey for suspend Kurdish mayors of Diyarbakir, Van, and Mardin. ...

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. ...

Trustees decision protested in Russia

ANF - 2019-08-22 08:53
Amed, Van and Mardin Metropolitan municipalities were seized by the Turkish regime and Kurds around the world are protesting against the decision. Two demos were held in Russia. ...

Protest in Marseille against AKP-MHP appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-22 08:53
Protests against the AKP-MHP government decision to seize the HDP-run metropolitan municipalities of Van, Amed and Mardin are continuing. ...

Turkish German politicians criticize government-appointed trustees replacing elected mayors - The London Post

Thelondonpost - 2019-08-21 21:28

Trustees discussed in Swedish Parliament

ANF - 2019-08-21 20:05
Swedish Social Democratic Party MP and Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Commission Member Anders Osterberg and Left Party MP Amineh Kakabaveh took the appointment of trustees to the Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities to the Swedish Parliament. ...

Ministry of Interior Publishes its Decree on Trustees in Kurdish As Well - english

Bianet - 2019-08-21 15:07

German politicians criticise AKP's appointment of trustees

ANF - 2019-08-21 12:38
German politicians have reacted to the decision by the AKP regime to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Mardin and Van. ...

HDP's Temelli: The government should revert its decision

ANF - 2019-08-21 09:30
The HDP co-chair said that the government should revert its decision to appoint trustees to Amed, Mardin and Van municipalities and added that it amounts to a political coup. ...

Police beat people protesting against the AKP in Kadikoy

ANF - 2019-08-20 22:09
Police attacked the demonstration in Kadikoy, Istanbul, against the AKP decision to appoint trustees to three HDP-run municipalities. ...

Hamburg artists and politicians protest seizure of municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-20 19:40
Politicians and artists living in Hamburg have strongly condemned the decision by the Turkish government to appoint trustees to the HDP-run municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin. ...

AKP's political coup against HDP condemned in London

ANF - 2019-08-20 12:54
Kurds and their friends in London protested the AKP decision to appoint trustees and replace the HDP co-mayors of Van, Amed and Mardin. ...

Protest against municipalities seizure growing

ANF - 2019-08-19 17:11
Trade unions, political parties and legal organizations continue to protest the appointment of trustees. ...

From Amed to the AKP: You are preparing your own end!

ANF - 2019-08-19 16:02
HDP members protested the decision by the AKP regime to appoint trustees. ...

DBP: They will see tha tthey can’t stop us

ANF - 2019-08-19 12:53
The DBP said the appointment of new trustees is “another declaration of war against the Kurdish people” and added: “They cannot stop us like this. We will not recognize the trustee.” ...

Van under siege after trustee took over

ANF - 2019-08-19 12:42
After trustees were appointed to the metropolitan municipalities of Amed, Van and Mardin, Van’s center and districts are under siege. ...

Chairman of the Board of Trustees of AUK Named Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The American University of Kurdistan - 2019-06-14 02:00
Duhok, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, June 11, 2019 – Masrour Barzani, Chairman of The American University of Kurdistan’s Board of Trustees, was named as the new Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government. Following his election to the post of preside ...

Gever municipality in debt after trustee government

ANF - 2019-04-20 08:35
State-appointed trustees have left debts in the municipalities they have run, taking away the rightful place to HDP elected co-mayors. ...

HDP Buldan: The policy of the trustees has ended

ANF - 2019-04-01 08:02
HDP co-chair Pervin Buldan addressed a large crowd in Amed as the elections results were coming through. ...

Ahmet Türk: Hours left to send the trustees back

ANF - 2019-03-31 12:06
"We have hope, this election will make important contributions for the future of peace, brotherhood and justice." ...

Kasun: Dersim will send the trustees back to Ankara

ANF - 2019-03-29 11:12
Ibrahim Kasun served as mayor and deputy co-chairman in Dersim for 9 years. He said that repression, intimidation and tricks would not be successful. ...

Report: Lori Loughlin's daughter was on the yacht of USC's Board of Trustees when her mom was accused in scheme [Video]

Yahoo - 2019-03-15 14:29

Foreign Policy Research Institute Presidential Search

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-19 21:42
The trustees of the Foreign Policy Research Institute (“FPRI”) are seeking a President/CEO to succeed Alan H. Luxenberg, who will […] ...

Applications Sought for Next FPRI President

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-15 02:39
The trustees of the Foreign Policy Research Institute are seeking a President/CEO to succeed Alan H. Luxenberg, who will be […] ...

FPRI Elects Eli Gilman Vice President for Operations

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-02-15 02:39
Philadelphia, PA – At the February 11 meeting of its board of trustees, the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) proudly […] ...
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