New report on the Ilisu Project

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On September 11, 2017 the Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive has published a new report on the Ilisu Dam and Hydroelectric Project. It includes the general description and the current situation of the Ilisu Dam and Hydroelectric Powerplant Project. It gives the basics for interested people working politically on the Ilisu Project, one of the most controversial dams worldwide as it would lead to grave social, cultural and ecological impacts in a larger region. To download the report click the following link:


Report: Lessons not learned – Turkey’s Ilisu Dam

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The IMDC (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre) has published a report in July 2017 on the displacement of people by the Ilisu Dam Project. You can see the report here:



Current developments in the Ilisu Dam project in Turkey

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Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive, End of December 2016

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Hasankeyf fulfills 9 of 10 criteria of UNESCO

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The following report compares Hasankeyf and the surrounding Tigris with the UNESCO criteria. According to this scientific report Hasankeyf and the surrounding Tigris have an outstanding universal value and fulfill 9 of 10 criteria of UNESCO. See report: