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Tag Archives: Lice

Turkey’s Military Destroying Cemeteries, Mosques, And Alevi Houses of Worship In Kurdistan

Turkish soldiers are attacking and defacing cemeteries and Alevi houses of worship (cemevi) in ongoing operations in North Kurdistan, reports an article from DIHA carried in Özgür Gündem. Following three … Continue reading

October 21, 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

Turkish Army Launches Operation Against Cooperative Kurdish School In Lice

An operation has begun to destroy a Kurdish school built by locals in the district of Lice in Diyarbakir province, according to a report from DİHA carried by İMCTV. The … Continue reading

September 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

KCK Statement On Deaths In Lice

  TO OUR PEOPLES AND THE PUBLIC OPINION The Kurdish Freedom Movement has been in a non-action position for one and a half year. The AKP administration has misused this … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

Army Opens Fire In Lice, Four Reported Dead

Reports coming Lice, where local people have been demonstrating again military base construction for 14 days, say that at least four protesters lost their lives today in an army crackdown. … Continue reading

June 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

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

First Communal Kurdish School in Turkey To Open In Lice

In an article appearing on, 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

Abducted Soldiers Released

(ANF) Four soldiers abducted by guerrillas yesterday in the province of Diyarbakir have been released. They were handed over to members of the BDP who then delivered them to military authorites … Continue reading

December 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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