Category Archives: Turkey

Rojava: Water and electricity cuts in Kobane due to Turkey cutting Firat river supply

The water and electricity cuts continue on its 4th day in Kobane. The Firat river’s water supply is so low that the base of the river, at least 3 kilometres in width is visible. The canton has announced that the … Continue reading

Posted in Bakur, Kobane, Kurdish Struggle, Kurdistan, Rojava, State Terrorism, Syria, Turkey

İstanbul, Turkey: Food Not Bombs Action in Solidarity with Refugees

Turkey, 16.02.17: Yesterday, in solidarity with refugees in İzmir Torbalı, Bombalara Karşı Sofralar / Food Not Bombs İstanbul, in spite of police intervention to their protests and event, built their solidarity by reaching refugees in İstanbul. They remind us that … Continue reading

Posted in Direct Action, Food Not Bombs, Istanbul, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Turkey, İzmir

İzmir, Turkey: Military police attack refugee camps in Torbali and Bayindir

Received on 11.02.17: GENDARMERIE INTERVENTION TO REFUGEE CAMPS IN TORBALI As of February 8th, refugees living in the tents in Torbalı and Bayındır districts are getting evacuated in accordance with the district governorate decisions with the intervention of the gendarmerie … Continue reading

Posted in Bayindir, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Repression, Torbali, Turkey, İzmir

Turkey: Revolutionary Anarchist Prisoner Umut Fırat Ended His Hunger Strike With Victory

Revolutionary Anarchist prisoner and Anarchist Meydan Newspaper writer Umut Fırat Süvarioğulları has ended his hunger strike action that he started on December 11, 2016, against the conditions of State Of Emergency (SOE) he was exposed in Izmir Yenisakran T Type … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Prisoners, Hunger Strike, Turkey, Umut Firat

Greece: Anarchist Collective Rouvikonas statement on the attack at the Turkish Consulate

Internationalism means community. It means to perceive common enemies, common friends, common comrades. An internationalist community is what we’ve always been a part of and will always be a part of, along with the Turkish and Kurdish militants who fight … Continue reading

Posted in Anarchist Collective Rouvikonas, Bilgehan Karpat, Democratic People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), Direct Action, Erkan, Greece, Komotini, Kurdish Struggle, Serif Turunc, Turkey

Turkey: Revolutionary anarchist prisoner Umut Firat is not alone!

“Yesterday, at a time when the tears have not dried and the rage is not settled yet for the cities burned down to rubble with tanks and bombing, hundreds of people killed, thousands of old, young, child, women and men … Continue reading

Posted in Erdogan Terrorist, Hunger Strike, International Solidarity, Meydan Anarchist Newspaper, Meydan Gazetesi, Political Prisoners, Repression, Turkey, Umut Firat

Greece: About the hunger strike of Mohamed A, a refugee facing deportation to Turkey

Since October 2016, Mohamed A. has been in administrative detention at the police station on Lesbos and he is facing deportation since his political asylum applications have been rejected. Mohamed began a hunger strike on the 12th of December in … Continue reading

Posted in Greece, Hunger Strike, Lesbos, Mohamed A, Mytilene, Refugee Solidarity Movement, Refugee Struggle, Refugees, Turkey