12-day curfew in Turkey’s Silvan ends, governor reveals death toll

A 12-day curfew in the three neighborhoods of the Silvan town in the southeastern Turkish province of Diyarbakır was lifted, with soldiers withdrawin
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Silvan: 2015 (Fotoğraf: Sebati Karakurt):

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“The State has come”

VIDEO: Police fire tear gas, water cannon at HDP delegation in Turkey’s southeast

…w criticism on Nov. 12 for firing tear gas and water cannon at a HDP delegation attempting to enter Silvan
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In Photos: Silvan under curfew for 11 days

Pictures have revealed the situation in Turkey’s southeastern Silvan district where a curfew has been imposed since Nov. 3 over clashes between security forces and militants of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK
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Berlin, Germany. 12th November 2015 -- A woman gives a speech behind a banner remembering Silvan. -- Dozens Kurds and Yazidi rally at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate to condemn Turkish attacks on and the siege of Kurdish Silvan in Turkey. They also remember the fate of the Yazidi in Iraq who are murdered and enslaved by the Islamic State (ISIS) .

Berlin, Germany. 12th November 2015 — A woman gives a speech behind a banner remembering Silvan. — Dozens Kurds and Yazidi rally at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate to condemn Turkish attacks on and the siege of Kurdish Silvan in Turkey. They also remember the fate of the Yazidi in Iraq who are murdered and enslaved by the Islamic State (ISIS) . Demotix photo by Thomas Strasas.  ID: 9039057.

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Former HDP Deputy Talks About Silvan Incidents

HDP former deputy Edip Berk has expressed that in the neighborhoods where curfew declared wounded people cannot be moved out of there, there is food shortage, and entrance to neighborhoods have been blocked for “security of life”.

Residents return to ruined homes after siege in Silvan

Residents who fled their homes because of a long curfew in the southeastern district of Silvan have returned to homes and other buildings that were severely damaged during the siege, news website Radikal has reported
Youths leading the resistance in three neighborhoods under intense attack by Turkish security forces in Silvan, vowed that their resistance will continue until freedom on the basis of the goal to create free areas against atrocity. Young women Ekin Fırat and Rodi Amed, who are among those leading the popular resistance in Silvan’s Mescit neighborhood, […]

Turkish town enters ninth day of curfew

A Kurdish town in south-east Turkey enters its ninth day under curfew as Turkish forces fight rebels from the PKK’s youth wing.
Former Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) deputy Sebahat Tuncel was briefly detained at passport control in Istanbul Atatürk Airport ahead of her flight to Brussels
HDP deputy from İzmir Kürkçü who was exposed to police attack as going to neighborhoods under blockade in Silvan has expressed that people put up a legitimate fight to govern themselves and be exposed to attack in return.
Police have raided Feza Publications for printing an imitation of dailies Bugün and Millet called “Özgür Bugün” and “Özgür Millet” (“Özgür” meaning “free” in Turkish)
Civilians are leaving Silvan, a district of some 86,000 residents in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır that has been under curfew for 10 days
Thousands of residents sought to flee for their lives in the southeastern district of Silvan yesterday, the 10th day of a continuing military operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) militants
RTÜK has fined CNN Türk 225,000 euros for Tahir Elçi saying PKK is not a terror organization on “Tarafsız Bölge” program.
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