Embrace for more tension. One killed in Lice in statue destruction… 25 Turkish police officers arrested in İzmir…

In Uncategorized on August 19, 2014 at 15:51

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One unarmed protester shot dead and statue destroyed.

bianet interviewed HDP Diyarbakır Provincal Organization Co-chair Zübeyde Zümrüt following the death of one person within the rising of tension in Lice over the statue of PKK co-founder Mahsum Korkmaz.
TSK'dan Lice açıklaması: 250 kişilik grup saldırdı
By Seyhmus Cakan DIYARBAKIR Turkey (Reuters) – A Kurdish protester was shot dead and two others were wounded in southeastern Turkey on Tuesday in clashes with security forces dismantling a statue of a prominent Kurdish militant, a local rights group said. The protesters in the Lice district of Diyarbakir, the main regional city, were trying to stop authorities from demolishing the statue of .
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57Frederike Geerdink ‏@fgeerdink   today mehdin taskin was added to this list of #kurds murdered by the state during the ceasefire: via @bdpgenclik2013

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Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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