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Tag Archives: Cizre

25 Thousand Families In Need Of Aid In Cizre

The following report was compiled by DIHA and was carried by Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. With the launch of a new aid campaign to help … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

New Interview With YPS Commander In Şirnex On Ongoing War In North Kurdistan

  In a new interview for Özgür Gündem journalist Ersin Çaksu sat down with Xalid Şevger, the YPS commander in Şirnex (Turkish: Şırnak), on the occasion of the 17th anniversary … Continue reading

February 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

31 More Bodies Brought To Hospital Following Massacres In Cizre

  Şirnek/Cizre – The bodies of 31 more people have been brought to Cizre State Hospital following the attacks carried out by state forces on buildings where scores of wounded … Continue reading

February 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Three Women Shot As They Attempt To Bring Wounded Youth To Hospital In Cizre

  Three women are reported to have been shot by Turkish security forces in Cizre as they attempted to bring Helin Öncü to hospital, according to a report from DIHA … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Interview with YPS Commander In Şirnex, North Kurdistan

In a new interview for Özgür Gündem, reporter Ersin Çaksu speaks with Roni Botan, a commander with the Civilian Defense Units (Yekîneyên Parastina Sivîl / YPS) in the Kurdish town … Continue reading

January 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Civil Defense Force Founded In Nisêbîn

  Local youth have formed a new civil defense force in the border-city of Nisêbîn (Turkish: Nusaybin), where martial law has been declared 6 times in recent months – reports … Continue reading

December 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Life Behind The Trenches: On The Struggle For Autonomy In North Kurdistan

The following article “Hendeklerin ardındaki yaşam” was written by Ismail Eskin for Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into English below. (Cizre) The doors of every last house remain open … Continue reading

September 20, 2015 · 6 Comments

Turkish Soldiers Shoot Another Child From Rojava On Border

 (ANF) A 14 year old child from the Afrin Canton of Rojava has been wounded after being shot by Turkish soldiers while attempting to cross the border. (NOTE: Early ANF … Continue reading

September 4, 2014 · 2 Comments

Turkish Police Attack Mourners at Funeral after Suicide Attack in Rojava

Police attacked crowds of mourners attempting to meet the bodies of two brothers, Ömer and Mehmet Karana, as they were taken across the Nusaybin-Qamişlo border crossing – according to an … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

BPD/HDP Officially Begins Campaigning for 2014 Municipal Elections

The BDP and HPD have officially kicked off their campaign for the 2014 Turkish Municipal Elections to be held this coming March. The two parties are running in an alliance, … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

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