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3 HDP deputies to hunger strike as conditions in Cizre and Sur deteriorates for residents…

In Uncategorized on January 27, 2016 at 22:19

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3 HDP MPs on Hunger Strike for Ambulance to Reach Injured

Three HDP MPs who got no results from their meetings with Ministry of Interior have started hunger strike.
Ambulances on Way to Cizre

Following the meeting between HDP delegation and Ministry of Interior, ambulances have set off for wounded and bodies stuck in the basement in Cizre.
Yet another person among many others taking shelter in the basement and waiting for the ambulance in Cizre of Şırnak has lost his life. More than 20 persons can not be taken out of the basement and delivered to hospital due to shootings.
The environment for human rights in Turkey deteriorated in 2015 with the breakdown of the Kurdish peace process, a sharp escalation of violence in the country’s southeast and a crackdown on media and political opponents of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Jan. 27
Hundreds flee Turkish city amid fighting with Kurdish militants

Three soldiers killed in attack as 24-hour curfew zone expanded to include five more neighbourhoods in Diyarbakir

People are fleeing a district of the mainly Kurdish city of Diyarbakir in south-east Turkey after authorities fighting Kurdish militants there expanded a 24-hour curfew zone to include five more neighbourhoods.

Human Rights Watch has noted that the environment for human rights in Turkey has deteriorated in with breakdown of the Kurdish peace process, a sharp escalation of violence in the Southeast and a crackdown on media and political opponents of the governing Justice and Development Party.
ECtHR has asked the government to take all sorts of precautions on the purpose of protecting 16-year-old H.P.’s right to life and physical integrity.
A United Nations committee has voiced concern over widespread violations of human rights in Turkey, particularly focusing on racial profiling of Kurdish citizens during the campaign against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
The Turkish government plans to move the provincial centers of the southeastern provinces of Hakkari and Şırnak to their respective districts of Yüksekova and Cizre, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has announced amid continuing security operations against the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)

Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/1NBskh3

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