People walk to SurPeople walk to Sur

Published by Kurdish Question 2 March 2016

 

Thousands of people are marching to Amed’s (Diyarbakir) Sur district from all corners of the city to break the siege and curfew by Turkish state forces.

People marching from the Kayapınar, Bağlar and Yenişehir neighbourhoods wore masks of those who killed in the Silopi and Cizre massacres. Many shouted the slogans, “We will resist and win,” “Long live the resistance in Sur,” and “Fascist Turkish state out of Kurdistan.”

Many armoured vehicles, tanks and water cannons are stationed in all the streets of the city, with squirmishes between demonstrators and state forces occurring in the Yenişehir neighbourhood after state forces used gas bombs and water on marchers.

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