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Tag Archives: Hakkari

Village Communes Emerging In Colemêrg

The following article is a translation of “Senin de bir komünün olsun” by Nigün Yıldız. It was written for DİHA and appeared in Özgür Gündem. Certain villages in Colemêrg (Turkish: … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 5 Comments

Tens Of Thousands Attend Funeral Of YPG Commander In Hakkari

Tens of thousands gathered today in Hakkari (Colemêrg) for the funeral of YPG commander Fazıl Kapalak (Kendal Dewran), who was killed defending the Kobanê Canton of Rojava from the ongoing … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

HPG Guerrillas Clash With Turkish Army in Hakkari, Turkish Build Up Along Border Continues

(ANF/BEHDİHNAN) Yesterday HPG guerrillas attacked a series of new Turkish military bases in the district of Şemzinan (Şemdinli) in Colemêrg (Hakkari) Province with heavy weapons, according to a statement from … Continue reading

April 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thousands Protest Turkish Military In Hakkari

(ANF/HAKKARİ) The Hakkari (Kurdish: Colemêrg) Province Branch of the BDP organized a protest march around the foot of Kato mountain earlier today in order to draw attention to a recent … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

Demirtaş Salutes Rojava Revolution, Warns HÜDA-PAR Against Further Provocations

(ANF) The Co-president of the BDP, Selahattin Demirtaş, is on a two-day visit to Colemêrg (Turkish: Hakkâri) Province, as part of the BDP’s campaign for the upcoming election. Demirtaş spoke … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Police Attack Demonstration for Gever in Diyarbakir

(ANF) Police have attacked demonstrators in Diyarbakir who were protesting the killing of two civilians in on Friday. The demonstration was organized in response to the killing by riot police … Continue reading

December 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

YDG-H: Now is the Time for Action

(ANF) The Patriotic Revolutionary Youth Movement (YDG-H) has released a statement in the wake of the killing of two civilians in the district of Yüksekova (Gever) in Hakkari (Colemêrg) Province … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Despite Peace Process Turkish State Continues Base Construction in Kurdish Regions

The Turkish State increased base construction in Kurdish regions of Turkey over the course of the PKK withdrawal that began last March as part of the peace process launched by … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Thousands Protest Executions in Iran along Border

Thousands of people have marched to Turkish-Iranian border in order to protest the execution by Iran of two Kurdish political prisoners last week, according to a report in ANF. The … Continue reading

October 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

Kurds Fear A Retreat to the Past

With the beginning of the peace process started by  the Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, Kurds are moving back to the villages from where they were  forcefully expelled and had their … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

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