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Tag Archives: Mardin

Dora: HDP Considering Commission On Syriac And Yezidi Issues

(ANF/ANKARA/ALİ BARIŞ KURT) In an interview with ANF, HDP Mardin MP Erol Dora has declared that any solution to the problem of Syriac and Yezidi land-claims needed to be solved … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rojava In Need Of Medicine And Other Medical Supplies

Illnesses not seen in years have begun to reappear in Rojava owing to the problems resulting from the embargo in place against the three Rojava cantons, according to an article … Continue reading

June 3, 2014 · 2 Comments

Families Of Syriac Christians Killed In Turkey’s Dirty War Speak Out

Kurds were not the only targets of state violence during the campaign of villages evacuations and state-sponsored murder which peaked in Kurdistan in the 1990s, and relatives of Syriac Christians … Continue reading

April 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Indefinite Sit-in Against “Wall of Shame”

Mardın/Şirnak (DİHA) BDP leaders and activists have begun an indefinite sit-in in Mardin against the continued construction of the “wall of shame” between Qamişlo and Nusaybin. A second protest march … Continue reading

November 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Condition of Hunger Striking Mayor Growing Worse

The condition of Ayşe Gökkan – the BDP mayor of Nusaybın who has been on a hunger strike (or death fast as it is being called in Turkish) for the … Continue reading

November 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

In Kumkapı Kurdish Refugees Live with Refugees from the Entire World

Thousands of refugees from scores of different countries are currently living in the Istanbul neighborhood of Kumpapı, many without legal rights or access to the basic necessities of life, according … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Human Rights Defenders: Let’s Tear Down That Wall

  A committee from the Human Rights Foundation (İnsan Hakları Derneği – İHD) inspected the wall now rising on the Nusabyin-Qamislo border  and made a call to “tear down the … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Turkish Interior Minister to Border Governorates: Support al-Nusra

In a recent report from the website claims to have a document signed by the Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Güler and addressed to the Hatay governorate, in which the … Continue reading

September 28, 2013 · 2 Comments

Locals Rebuild Guerilla Cemetery after Attack by Turkish army

Organized by the Mardin branch of the BDP, thousands of locals marched to the Agit Suruç Martyr’s Cemetery, in the district of Nusaybin, carrying bags of sand, cement and brick … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Ahmet Türk: The Peace Process Cannot Go On One-Sided

Ahmet Türk, co-president of the Democratic Society Congress (DTK) and a BDP MP from Mardin, spoke with the Dicle News Agency (DİHA) about the recent decision by the KCK to … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

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