Newroz festivities 2016 in Munich & Turkish nationalists march

On Friday, March 18th the Kurdish community held their traditional new-year festivities at Karlsplatz Stachus in Munich. The event was very peaceful and everybody was simply celebrating and dancing. Turkish nationalists marched at the same time from Goetheplatz to Odeonsplatz in downtown Munich, passing by the festivities in a little distance carrying signs, stating that PKK…Read more Newroz festivities 2016 in Munich & Turkish nationalists march

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Demonstration against Erdogan’s politics – Peaceful protest through the city center of Munich

Last night more then 200 Kurds, friends and sympathisers gathered on Karlsplatz Stachus in the Munich city center to show their anger against the politics of Erdogan. The prime-minister of Turkey - after his loss in the elections - ordered air-strikes against ISIS which where instead hitting the region of Rojava hard. The Turkish army…Read more Demonstration against Erdogan’s politics – Peaceful protest through the city center of Munich

Solidarity with the victims of Suruc – “Hoch lebe ISIS” shouts in Munich

Nearly one week ago the "Initiative for solidarity with Kobane" and the kurdish community held a demonstration in the inner city of Munich. They walked in remambrance and commemoration of all fallen in the Suruc bombing - for further information about Suruc: http://www.tagesschau.de/ausland/tuerkei-explosion-111.html Pictures from Munich:   Even though one week has passed, I found these…Read more Solidarity with the victims of Suruc – “Hoch lebe ISIS” shouts in Munich

Demonstration for solidarity with Kobane – Munich

After news vom Syria reached the world and also the kurdish community in Munich that the islamic state conducted Suicide attacks on Kobane yesterday, a demonstration was held. Between 30-40 activists gathered on the Marienplatz with banners asking for solidarity with Kobane and to engage against imperialism: During speaches the main topic was the turkish role…Read more Demonstration for solidarity with Kobane – Munich