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#Istanbul, #Turkey: Police attack Gökçek’s funeral with rubber bullets and tear gas

Istanbul. Turkey. The situation in the Gazi neighborhood of Istanbul is escalating. The police attack mourners with tear gas and rubber bullets.

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#Turkey: Thousands pay tribute to Gökçek of Grup Yorum

Turkey. May 7, 2020. Thousands paid tribute to Ibrahim Gökçek, a musician of the Grup Yorum band, who was on death fast for 323 days and has passed away earlier today.

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Grup Yorum: Guitarist dies after 323 days on hunger strike

Turkey. Grup Yorum music band have announced that their bass guitarist İbrahim Gökçek has lost his life at the hospital where he was treated.

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We must weave the global revolutionary struggle line against the global epidemic! – Devrimci Otonomlar (Revolutionary Autonomous) #MayDay statement

Turkey. Revolutionary Autonomous ‘ statement for May 1 in times of the coronavirus.

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Mustafa Koçak, on hunger strike for 297 days, has died

Turkey. Political prisoner Mustafa Kocak has died after 297 days of hunger, he was fighting for a fair trial after being sentenced to life imprisonment based on the questionable testimony of a police informant.

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URGENT: musician (Grup Yorum) and political prisoner in #Turkey in life danger

Turkey. The Grup Yorum Solidarity Committee are asking for urgent solidarity for Grup Yorum and Mustafa Koçak.

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The story of the migrants who were pushed to the #Pazarkule / #Evros border crossing [Video]

Pazarkule. Turkey. March 29, 2020. Migrants are treated as a threat or numbers to get rid of when unwanted, while they simply want to cross the borders to arrive to a place where they might live a decent life.

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The end of a cynical game: Turkish authorities evict people from #Pazarkule

Pazarkule. Turkey. March 27, 2020. The jungle camp of Pazarkule is history. Last night, the remaining people were transferred either to Istanbul or to nearby camps to be held in quarantine for the next two weeks.

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Notes from #Pazarkule/ #Evros, Twentieth Day

Pazarkule. Turkey. March 19, 2020. Since our rotation can no longer be maintained, we only get information about Pazarkule from the refugees who are there. Many people go by bus to different provinces. The arrival of the refugees continues at Istanbul Esenler bus station. Those who stay in Pazarkule cannot even meet their basic needs. We learn that a woman who is in the last stage of pregnancy in the border region has been taken to hospital in Edirne with the support of the citizens’ groups and gave birth at 4 am.

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