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Broken Ehmedê Xanî statue plinth

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Broken Ehmedê Xanî statue plinth

Photograph of the empty plinth that once held a statue of the Kurdish poet Ehmedê Xanî. This statue, which stood in in Doğubayazıt-Bazîd, was torn down by Turkish authorities on 26 June 2017, as part of a crackdown on Kurdish free expression during a time of national emergency in Turkey.

Broken Ehmedê Xanî statue plinth

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Pedestal de la estatua derribada de Ehmedê Xanî

Fotografía del pedestal vacío sobre el que antes se erigía la estatua del poeta kurdo Ehmedê Xanî. Esta estatua, erigida en Doğubayazıt-Bazîd, fue derribada por las autoridades turcas el 26 de junio de 2017, muestra de la represión de la libertad de expresión kurda durante un período de emergencia nacional en Turquía.

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[2017]

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Kurdish Centre

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Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)

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