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Prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu prison denounces beating and torture

A prisoner in Maraş Türkoğlu L Type Closed Prison, Sedat Karak, denounced that he and four of his friends were tortured by the guards and that they had fractures in their hands, feet and heads.

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Foza Yusif: Turkey and ISIS fear the power of women

PYD co-presidency council member Foza Yusif said that the attacks of the brutal forces such as Turkey and ISIS cannot force women to take a step back from their will and the struggle for freedom.

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Academics worldwide in solidarity with Boğaziçi University students for academic freedom

A global solidarity campaign has been launched with the students of Turkey’s Boğaziçi University who have been protesting for a month against the appointment of an AKP supporter as rector.

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Amnesty International launches urgent action for Zeynab Jalalian

The human rights organization Amnesty International has launched an urgent action for Zeynab Jalalian. The Kurdish woman imprisoned in Iran is seriously ill and being tortured. She is denied medical treatment because she shows no remorse.

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NUS in solidarity with Bogazici University

NUS National President Larissa Kennedy said the student body, which represents some 600 affiliated further and higher education institutions across the country, has a proud track record of international solidarity.

”NUS UK has from its outset been an internationally engaged national union that seeks to organise for social justice in solidarity with other students across the world,” she said.

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Bosphorus (Boğaziçi) University resists the trustee policy

Together with the AKP’s 19 years in power, there has been an increase in the number of
universities, however this increase has coincided with a worsening of the academia and scientific
quality of research.

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Dengbêj of the Future: Herêm Nêrgîz

Herêm Nêrgîz was interested in Dengbêj at an early age in a musician family, and today she is taking Dengbêj and Baglama training by singing folk songs and strans.

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Court accuses MA journalist Aslan of “spreading provocative reports”

The investigation against journalist Mehmet Aslan has been concluded. The journalist is now charged with “membership of a terrorist organization” and “spreading provocative reports”.

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History destroyed in Sur: Concrete houses are sold for 1 million TL

Six neighbourhoods of the borough of Sur in Diyarbakır (Amed) have been banned for 5 years. Six neighbourhoods surrounded by concrete blocks first and then by 3 meters long iron sheets have been banned for 1,826 days.

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Prisoners in Turkey on 67th day of hunger strike against isolation

PKK and PAJK prisoners entered the 67th day of hunger strike against isolation.
Solidarity hunger strikes are being carried out in Maxmur Camp and Lavrio Refugee Camp in Greece.

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