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News from the Revolution in Rojava and Wider Kurdistan

Tag Archives: Nusaybin

The Esedullah Team And The History Of State-Directed Mass Violence In Kurdistan

The following article – Teşkilat-ı Mahsusa’dan Esedullah Timi’ne devlet aklı: Kontrgerilla – was written by  Cihan Başakçıoğlu for DİHA and was carried in Özgür Gündem. It has been translated into … Continue reading

December 5, 2015 · 1 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

Children Collect Gas Canisters to Get By

After battles between protesters and police, children are attempting to collect and sell the gas canisters that have killed and maimed so many, according to a report in Özgür Gündem. … Continue reading

November 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Your Borders and Your Walls are Illegitimate”

Tens of thousands of people have gathered in Nusaybın and Qamişlo to protest the wall that the Turkish state is building on its southern border with Rojava, according to the … Continue reading

November 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Turkish Police Attack Mourners at Funeral after Suicide Attack in Rojava

Police attacked crowds of mourners attempting to meet the bodies of two brothers, Ömer and Mehmet Karana, as they were taken across the Nusaybin-Qamişlo border crossing – according to an … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · 1 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

BPD/HDP Officially Begins Campaigning for 2014 Municipal Elections

The BDP and HPD have officially kicked off their campaign for the 2014 Turkish Municipal Elections to be held this coming March. The two parties are running in an alliance, … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Students Demand Release of Imprisoned Teacher on World Teachers’ Day

Students in the town of Nusaybin, in Mardin province, have demanded the release of their imprisoned teacher on Teachers’ Day – according to a report from DİHA. Students at Gazi … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

AKP wants to destroy monument named for PKK marty and German revolutionary Andrea Wolf

According to an article in Özgür Gündem AKP provincial council members in Van have ordered the Ronahî Martys’ Monument in the village of Andiçin (Kelahêrê) in the district of Çatak … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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