Child burned to death after Turkish onslaught on Cizre building
Turkish state forces are implementing an all-out media blackout across the town of Cizre in the wake of yesterday’s offensive by Turkish forces on two buildings where wounded people had taken shelter and were trapped as a result of artillery attacks over a sixteen day siege. At least 60 Kurds – men, women and childrem – are known to have lost their lives. Most of those inside the building had been sheltering in the basement. The Turkish Government claimed all the occupants were members of the proscribed PKK. A local political leader has stated that the attack had all the hallmarks of a military-Ergenekon (‘deep state’) alliance, as part of the Government offensive against the Kurds. So far, mainstream media in the West has ignored the massacre.
DBP (Party of Democratic Regions) Co-President Kamuran Yüksek said that state forces attacked…
en español abajo. We took to the streets to denounce the insecurity faced by women, the violence to which we are subjected to and to claim the right to decide whether or not to become mothers. We made music with joy, dressed up and paraded, accompanied by a Rebellious Pussy through the streets of Seville on May 1st, 2014, as a metaphor of what we DON’T want to be: submissive trapped women .
Last Thursday, three of these demonstrators were cited as defendants to testify after a complaint lodged by the Spanish Association of Christian Lawyers who see the procession carrying the Rebel Pussy as a crime against their religious beliefs and a crime of incitement to discrimination, hatred and violence for reasons related to religion or belief, with a prison sentence of between one and four years and a fine .Continue reading Rebel Pussy parades defy Catholic Prosecution→
ŞIRNEX – As Turkish state forces maintain a siege on the town of Cizre, state forces have introduced an unknown chemical agent into the sewers. Meanwhile, there has been no contact with a building where nine residents burned to death since yesterday evening.
For 55 days, Turkish state forces have maintained a total siege on the town of Cizre.
BCN, 03/02/2016.- En una setmana on Barcelona s´ha manifestat en solidaritat amb el poble kurd a les portes del consolat de turquia i també hi ha hagut el judici popular al Cie, on s´ha exigit, un cop més, el tancament definitiu d´aquest centre d´extermini d´immigrants.
Nosaltres però ens centrarem amb quatre notícies més d´estar per casa que veiem a continuació.
1. BikeWars BarcelonaAl CSO Pula Vida, a Santa Coloma, es celebrà les primeres jornades de Bikewars Barcelona, això és, fabricació i combat de bicicletes autoconstruides, en el més pur estil DIY.
2. No més parkings Les PlanesI a Les Planes, un grup de veis i vienes s´están movilizant per aturar l inauguració d´un nou parking. A canvi, volen un parc i ho reinvindiquen precisament així, fent un parc a damunt del parking.
3. Festival de Curts de Can BatllóEl 30 de gener es realitzà la segona edició de curts de teror a Can Batlló, convertint l´espai en un veritable punt de socialització de la penyeta, I si no us ho creieu, pues mire-ho.
4. 2a Trobada Rara TroupeEl mateix cap de setmana va tenir lloc al Convent Sant Agustí una trobada amb diferents col.lectius que treballen l´audiovisual amb persones diagnosticades amb emalalties mentals. La trobada Rara Troupe va comptar , entre d´altres amb el col.lectiu radio Noikosia i la rara Web de Lleó.
Russia’s Defense Ministry suspects Turkey of preparations for intrusion into Syria
(TASS Agency) ~ The developments on the Turkish-Syrian border suggest Turkey’s intensive preparations for military invasion into Syria, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Igor Konashenkov said on Thursday.
“We have serious grounds to suspect Turkey of intensive preparations for military intrusion into the territory of the sovereign state — the Syrian Arab Republic. We are registering an increasing number of signs of the Turkish armed forces’ hidden preparations for active operations on the territory of Syria,” the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman told journalists.
Russia’s Defense Ministry earlier provided convincing video evidence to the world public that Turkish self-propelled artillery systems were shelling Syrian populated areas in north Latakia.
“We’re surprised that talkative representatives of the Pentagon and NATO and numerous so-called organizations for the protection of human rights in Syria have kept silent so far, despite our call for reacting to…
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One would suspect a 6,000-strong foreign military force being sent into Libya would be major headline news, with…
A United Nations panel has determined that Julian Assange has been arbitrarily detained at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder has been living since 2012. In a report published today, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (UNWGAD) said that Sweden and the UK should compensate Assange for the detention, though the ruling is not legally binding. British authorities have said they will arrest Assange if he leaves the embassy.
Swedish authorities have sought to question Assange…