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[Correction] 16 Year-Old Sıla Abalay On 37th Day Of Hunger Strike

[Correction] 16 Year-Old Sıla Abalay On 37th Day Of Hunger Strike

ENGLISH 08.05.2015 - 05:00

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to prison conditions, uncertainty over Sila Abalay’s continuing hunger strike and that there are no additional information by her lawyers, we find it necessary to note that this piece of news below is not confirmed.      Following the action in which Prosecutor Kiraz was taken hostage atDevam »

Weekly Report 27 April – 04 May, 2015

Weekly Report 27 April – 04 May, 2015

ENGLISH 04.05.2015 - 17:00

1) Police Brutality Terrorizes May Day Celebrations All over the country, but primarily in Istanbul, people took to the streets to celebrate Labour Day, May 1st. Despite cancelled metro, ferry and metro bus services workers were able to reach Beşiktaş and Şişli and stood firm against police attacks whilst trying to make theirDevam »

Weekly Report 20-27 April, 2015

Weekly Report 20-27 April, 2015

ENGLISH 28.04.2015 - 08:31

1) 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide Was Commemorated with Various Events On April 21, 2015, Nor Zartonk (“New Awakening” in Armenian) published an open letter concerning the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. In this open letter addressed to “brothers and sisters” Nor Zartonk stated, “As people living onDevam »

Weekly Report 13-20 April, 2015

Weekly Report 13-20 April, 2015

ENGLISH 20.04.2015 - 16:27

1) #Soma Hearing Begins The first hearing of the case regarding the mine disaster in Manisa’s province of Soma, resulted in the death of 301 miners had started on April 13th. The decision to hear testimonies of the 8 jailed defendants through the Sound and Image Informatics System (SEGBIS) was revokedDevam »

Çağlayan Courthouse: State Breaks Negotiations, Commits Massacre Instead

Çağlayan Courthouse: State Breaks Negotiations, Commits Massacre Instead

ENGLISH 06.04.2015 - 23:10

The State took advantage of the on-going hostage negotiations (which were said to be nearing a conclusion) with DHKC Militants to prepare and launch an assault that ended with the massacre of both the hostage and the militants in Çağlayan Courhouse on the 31st of March 2015. The youth murderedDevam »