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Gültan Kisanak: Urgent Call for Solidarity and Action

Gültan Kisanak: Urgent Call for Solidarity and Action

ENGLISH 23.12.2015 - 13:00

T.C. Union of Southeastern Anatolia Region Municipalities In the course of armed conflict that restarted in the Kurdish region of Turkey after general elections in June 2015, 186 civilians most of which are women or children have died so far, hundreds of them were injured and thousands of people were arrested.Devam »

YDG-K (Patriotic Democratic Women’s Youth):  Child saved from forced marriage

YDG-K (Patriotic Democratic Women’s Youth): Child saved from forced marriage

ENGLISH 13.11.2015 - 06:00

17 year-old Zeynep K. was rescued in Cizre on her wedding night as she was about to be forcefully wed, this was following her imprisonment in her home for six months after she had initially refused, at which time she was subjected to physical violence from her brother. The circumstancesDevam »

Weekly Report 18 -25 October 2015

Weekly Report 18 -25 October 2015

ENGLISH 26.10.2015 - 10:29

Turkey Diary Protests against the Ankara massacre were held countrywide. New footages were revealed showing police gassing doctors who were trying to treat the injured moments after the explosions. State security forces attacked commemoration demonstrations and several demonstrators were arrested.   It came to light that the leader of the ISISDevam »

Ankara: Massive Explosions at Peace Rally

Ankara: Massive Explosions at Peace Rally

ENGLISH 11.10.2015 - 00:13

UPDATE, October 13, 2015: Turkish Medical Association revised death toll as 105, declared number of casulties as 53 with 30 people in critical condition. Thousands of people have gathered in Ankara to participate in the Labour, Peace and Democracy Rally that is organized by confederations of trade unions and professional chambersDevam »

Remember 100 Years Of State Terror In Cizre

Remember 100 Years Of State Terror In Cizre

ENGLISH 14.09.2015 - 06:00

While news flow on social media despite the main stream’s blindness, tweet after tweet with photos of demolished houses, hunted children, bodies of civilians in refrigerators, we wonder and ask: ‘Have we done our best to show our solidarity with the people of Cizre?’ Calls for peace, arrested comrades inDevam »

Racist are on a Witch Hunt

Racist are on a Witch Hunt

ENGLISH 09.09.2015 - 11:00

As the tension grows, the Turkish State keeps provoking racist groups. Throughout yesterday day and night, news came from all around Turkey that Kurdish people, their workplaces and HDP were attacked by fascists. The state’s pressure continues in Kurdish cities and every day number of deaths rises. A ten yearDevam »

Weekly Report 31 August-07 September 2015

Weekly Report 31 August-07 September 2015

ENGLISH 08.09.2015 - 06:00

Kurdistan Diary Special operation police teams attacked the neighborhoods of Esentepe and Esenyurt in Yüksekova district of Hakkari  at night, Auguts 31. A youth named Ali Kaval lost his life as police opened random fire from armored vehicles. HDP Şırnak deputy Ferhat Encü said people in Silopi faced the possibilityDevam »

Weekly Report  24-31 August 2015

Weekly Report 24-31 August 2015

ENGLISH 03.09.2015 - 00:49

Kurdistan Diary The forests surrounding the village of Gürkavak in the province of Yüksekova were bombed following the ‘human shield’ initiative that has been in place in Hakkari since the 17th of August.  A fire broke out in the region following the bombing.  The region was declared a ‘Special SecurityDevam »

Women of Cizre Guard Their Streets From Police

Women of Cizre Guard Their Streets From Police

ENGLISH 27.08.2015 - 11:00

ŞIRNEX – As the Turkish state increasingly resorts to violence against women and children in Kurdistan, women have started standing vigil in the streets of the Kurdish town of Cizre until the peace they want comes. The town of Cizre is located in Şırnak province. There, 15 women, among themDevam »

Weekly Report 17 – 24 August 2015

Weekly Report 17 – 24 August 2015

ENGLISH 24.08.2015 - 21:31

Kurdistan Diary Turkish jets started bombing Qendil in the Guerilla controlled areas, in South Kurdistan on August 20. People’s Defense Forces (HPG) Press Office has reported in a statement that bombardments and the aerial activities of the Turkish military against the guerrilla held areas and Garê area of Medya DefenceDevam »