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Prisoners in Turkish jails on hunger strike against isolation of Öcalan

On 27 November political prisoners in Turkish jails went on hunger strike demanding the end of the isolation imposed on Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan and the ongoing violations in prisons.

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Second book about the liberation of Kobanê

The book “Kobanê Resistance Diary”, which tells about the legendary resistance of YPG and YPJ fighters against the genocidal attacks launched by ISIS gangs on September 13, 2014 with the support of the Turkish state, has been published.

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Tuberculosis epidemic in Şakran Prison

The prisoners in Şakran T Type Closed Prison are reported to have caught the tuberculosis epidemic along with Covid-19. It is informed that the prison administration concealed the epidemic and did not take any measures.

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Women politicians in prison send messages to mark 25 November

Women prisoners in Kocaeli Kandıra F-Type High Security Prison shared their messages of solidarity to mark 25 November, International Day of Struggle against Violence Against Women.
Some of the women prisoners in Kocaeli Kandıra F-Type High Security Prison shared their messages of solidarity to mark 25 November, International Day of Struggle against Violence Against Women.

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David Graeber: A most Important Revolutionary Intellectual of our Times! 0

David Graeber has suddenly and unexpectedly passed away on September 2nd, 2020. His early death is a profound loss for us all. We extend our deepest condolences to his family, all his friends and everybody close to him

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 ON A DAY THIS WEEK, IN JULY 1972, Ghassan Kanafani 0

On a day this week, July 8 1972, the Palestinian social revolutionary and writer, spokesperson for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP),  died in Beirut, murdered by the Israeli intelligence services – Mossad

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İlhan Sami Çomak. The Poet Turkey Fears 0

SPEAK UP, the Turkish human rights platform based in Istanbul, Diyarbakır and Eskişehir, have recently released their interview with İlhan Sami Çomak, the Kurdish poet, unjustly imprisoned since 1994

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Macer Gifford: “The Ordinary Man who went to War Against ISIS” 0

Macer Gifford (Kurdish name) is the former British currency trader who fought with the Kurdish YPG militia against the Islamic State. Gifford fought with the YPG in 2015 and in 2016

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First Arabic Translation of Murray Bookchin’s work now available! 0

The ISE is thrilled to announce the first-ever translation of Murray Bookchin’s work into Arabic – “The Communalist Project”

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