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(Türkçe) Tekrarlıyoruz: Hasankeyf İçin Geç Değil!

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“Why Didn’t They Intervene in Hasankeyf Fire with Helicopters?”

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The fire that broke out in the ancient city of Hasankeyf in Batman yesterday could be put out late at night. Speaking to bianet, activists from Hasankeyf have asked why helicopters were not involved in the firefighting efforts.

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Solidarity concert in Istanbul for Hasankeyf

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This noon in the Avcılar district of İstanbul a solidarity concert with Hasankeyf has been organized. Two groups called Grup Gerduni and Seyr-î Cem took the initiative and invited people and organizations…

Several dozen artists from Turkey call for Hasankeyf

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Several dozen artists from Turkey did a call to save Hasankeyf! See article in Turkish here.

National Geographic Story on Ilisu/Hasankeyf

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In its November 2018 issue the world known magazine National Geographic published a good story on the destructive Ilisu Dam and Hydroelectric Power Plant Project which plans to flood the 12.000 town Hasankeyf and the Tigris Valley.

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Documentary on Hasankeyf in German TV ARD

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The first TV channel in Germany ARD has published a good documentary on Hasankeyf. Its in German and can be watched at:

https://www.daserste.de/information/politik-weltgeschehen/europamagazin/videos/tuerkei-hasankeyf-staudamm-video-100.html

DW report: Facing eviction, merchants decry Turkey dam project

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A dam nearing completion in southeast Turkey will soon displace residents of an ancient settlement, but many of them will be ineligible for relocation and have been given nowhere to go, reports Diego Cupolo.

Deutsche Welle (DW), 10.04.2018, link: http://www.dw.com/en/facing-eviction-merchants-decry-turkey-dam-project/a-43318344

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(Türkçe) Basın Açıklaması: Hasankeyf boşaltılmak isteniyor!

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Tigris River destroys temporary dam in Hasankeyf

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Floods in the Tigris River have broken the small length dam in Hasankeyf which has been built by the Ilisu consortia for the relocation of monuments and other “destruction” works in Hasankeyf. what a nice day!!!

See News in Turkish: https://www.cnnturk.com/turkiye/dicle-nehri-hasankeyfte-setleri-yikti-is-makinelerini-yuttu

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The Guardian: Turkey’s 12,000-year-old Hasankeyf settlement faces obliteration

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Work on clearing site for the controversial Ilisu dam on Tigris river threatens collapse of ancient monument famed for thousands of manmade caves.

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(Türkçe) Hasankeyf’teki kaya yıkımlarıyla ilgili haberler

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(Türkçe) Cumhuriyet gazetesi: Hasankeyf’te son yaz

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