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Tag Archives: Diyarbakır

Erdoğan Speaking Like Çiller As Lice Resistance Continues

Erdoğan’s recent remarks about ongoing protests in Lice resemble those made by former Turkish Prime Minister Tansu Çiller in 1993 before she gave permission for a  massacre by the Turkish … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Villagers Return To Homes In Diyarbakir Province

Families from the villages of Xaçek andHeridan in the Dicle district of Diyarbakir province have begun the process of returning to their homes, according to an article from DİHA and … Continue reading

May 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thousand Attend Funeral Of Çiçek In Amed

(ANF/AMED) Thousands have attended the funeral of Kinem Çiçek, a YPJ fighter killed in clashes with the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS) in the region of Grê Sêwê … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Son Of Diyarbakir Mayor Killed in Rojava

Ali Narin, the son Seyid Narin – the co-mayor of Diyarbakir’s Sur Municipality – has been killed in Rojava, according to an article from the Turkish-daily Radikal. Ali Narin, who … Continue reading

May 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Armenian Genocide Remembered In Diyarbakir On 99th Anniversary

Civil-society organizations and local community leaders have gathered in Diyarbakir to remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide and to condemn the atrocities, according article in today’s Özgür Gündem. April … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

First Communal Kurdish School in Turkey To Open In Lice

In an article appearing on vivahiba.com, Musa Ataç has written about the first communal Kurdish school in Turkey, construction on which recently began in the district of Lice in Diyarbakir … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Women Of Rojava Have Broken Their Chains – Part II

(ANF) In a report carried by ANF, Jina Zekioğlu interviews members of a 6-women committee from the Cizîre Canton in Rojava which is currently on a visit to Diyarbakir. The … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Women Of Rojava Have Broken Their Chains – Part I

(ANF) In a report carried by ANF, Jina Zekioğlu interviews members of a 6-women committee from the Cizîre Canton in Rojava which is currently on a visit to Diyarbakir. The … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · 4 Comments

Large Rallies for Rojava in Istanbul, Izmir, and Diyarbakir

(ANF/DİHA – Özgür Gündem) Thousands have demonstrated in Istanbul, Izmir, and Diyarbakir in support of the revolution in Rojava and with the demand that the rights of Kurds be recognized … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

45 Declare Themselves Conscientious Objectors To Remember Roboski Massacre

(ANF) 45 people have openly declared their intentions to refuse mandatory military service in the Turkish Armed Forces in order to remember the 34 young men killed in the Roboski … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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