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(Türkçe) Hasankeyf’te restorasyon rezaleti

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(Türkçe) Miliyet: “Elde kalırsa dünyaya rezil oluruz”

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Report on Forest Fires

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+++ Mesopotamian Ecology Movement (MEH) +++

Report on Forest Fires in North Kurdistan (South East Turkey)

12.10.2015

To the international public!

We would like to share a report on the forest fores which occured in North Kurdistan between July and September 2015. An international delegation, which has been established after our call, has investigated these fires which have torched more than 10.000 hectares of forest and additionally fruit and vegetable gardens in dozen of villages.

Here you can download the report and its attachment:

Forest-Fires-Report_2015-10

Forest-Fires-Attachment_2015-10

Email contact: mehdiplo@riseup.net

Press Statement by “Save the Tigris Campaign”, attending the Iraqi review by the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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The Threat of Ilisu Dam and the Failure of the Iraqi Government to Protect Iraqi’s Right to Water

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Geneva – September 28, 2015

Successive Iraqi governments have not used all available legal means and negotiation tools (in accordance with the international law) to protect Iraqi’s right to water. Read the rest of this entry »

Great Actions – “Global Hasankeyf Action Day”

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On the Global Hasankeyf Action Day in Hasankeyf and several cities hundreds of people have demonstrated against the expected destruction through the Ilisu Dam on the Tigris and for Hasankeyf.Hasankeyf-Action_2 Read the rest of this entry »

London: Demonstration at Unesco to Save Hasankeyf!

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Here is the report of the action in London on the Hasankeyf Global Action Day from the activists:

“Today (Monday) we gathered in London to demonstrate at the UK Commission for UNESCO’s office. We demonstrated in solidarity with our Kurdish friends as part of World Hasankeyf Day, which was yesterday. We chose to move our action to the Monday so that UNESCO’s office would be open.” For full report see link: https://kurdishsolidaritynetwork.wordpress.com/2015/09/21/save-hasankeyf-save-the-iraqi-marshes-stop-the-ilisu-dam-demonstration-at-the-uk-commission-for-unesco-monday-21-september/

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Call to join the Global Hasankeyf Action Day!

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The Mesopotamian Ecology Movement has called to join the planned action in Hasankeyf on the 20th of September. The 20th Sept. (the third Sunday in September) has been declared as the Global Hasankeyf Action Day this year by the Mesopotamian Ecology Movement and the Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive. The action will start at 11 am at the bridge in Hasankeyf!

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Call to a “Global Hasankeyf Action Day” on 20 September 2015!

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We call activists, social movements and NGO’s in the world to join an action day for the conservation of Hasankeyf and the Tigris River on 20th September 2015! Let’s protest together against the Ilisu Dam Project; one of most controversial ones in the world!  Read the rest of this entry »

Protest in UK: Protesters hang banner from bridge in Belper

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Derby Telegraph, 24.08.2015

A DEMONSTRATION is currently taking place outside the offices of Andritz Ltd in Belper, Derbyshire.

Activists have hung a banner from a bridge by the office.

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(Türkçe) HDP Hasankeyf İçin TBMM’ye Araştırma Önergesi Verdi

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Action at UNESCO-WHC Session for Hasankeyf and Iraqi Marshes

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Press Release, 28.06.2015

Today an action has been done in front of the annual conference opening of the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO in Bonn/Germany. The participants demanded to list Hasankeyf (Turkish-Kurdistan) and the Iraqi Marshes on the World Heritage List and to stop the Ilisu Dam at the Tigris River.

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List Hasankeyf and the Iraqi Marshes Now! Stop Ilisu Dam from destroying world heritage!

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On the occasion of the thirty-ninth session of the World Heritage Committee, in the city of Bonn – Germany for the period from June 28 until July 7 of 2015
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Hasankeyf – the oldest temple of the world?

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See news in Turkish in the local newspaper ‘Batman Çağdaş': http://www.batmancagdas.com/gundem/hasankeyfte-tarihi-mabet-h40628.html