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American Tanks Will Leave Diyarbakir

  Local residents in Diyarbakir are voicing their anger at the United States and European countries for providing Turkey with weapons while failing to condemn its security services’ attacks against … Continue reading

February 8, 2016 · 2 Comments

6-Story Building Collapses In Sur Following Turkish Army Shelling

(ANF) A six-story building has collapsed in the Savaş neighborhood of the Sur district of Diyarbakır following a heavy bombardment by the Turkish Army. Turkish security forces are shelling the … Continue reading

January 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Sûr District Of Diyarbakır Under Attack By Security Forces From Ground And Air

The Sûr district of Diyarbakır is once again under attack by Turkish state security forces, with plumes of smoke and the sounds of large explosions coming from the district, which … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 1 Comment

Diyarbakir Becoming Kobane

Women in the Sûr district of Diyarbakir, where attacks by Turkish security forces have killed 9 people in recent months, have declared their intentions to take part in the self-defense … Continue reading

November 13, 2015 · 3 Comments

Claims Turkish State Had Prior Knowledge Of Ankara Attacks

There is growing evidence that elements within the Turkish state had prior knowledge of the Ankara bombing attack on a major peace rally which killed around 100 people this past Saturday, … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

General Strike In Diyarbakir To Protest Turkish Military Attacks

Life came to a halt today in Diyarbakir as the local branch of the DBP called a one-day general strike in protest at repeated attacks launched by the Turkish military … Continue reading

August 26, 2015 · 1 Comment

Workers of the World – Unite In Kobanê!

As preparations continue around reconstruction work in Kobanê, Mustafa Kaplan Akyol, the General President of the Union of Construction Workers said that laborers across the border would contribute to the … Continue reading

May 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

First Bricks Laid For New Life In Kobanê

The following article “Yeni yaşamın ilk harcı karıldı” was written by Kadri Özkan and Rojda Korkmaz for DIHA and carried in Özgür Gündem. The first part has been translated into … Continue reading

February 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

DISK: We Have 12,000 Volunteers To Rebuild Kobanê

 A statement released by the Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey (DISK) in Diyarbakir states that the union has 12,000 members who have pledged their willingness to assist in … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · 2 Comments

Tens Of Thousands Attend Funeral Of Baran In Amed

Tens of thousands of mourners have gathered in the Diyarbakir for the funeral of Ramaz Baran, one of two people killed yesterday when Turkish soldiers opened fire on protesters in … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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