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Cegerxwîn Cultural Centre

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Cegerxwîn Cultural Centre

Photograph of workers installing the name of the Cegerxwîn Kültür Merkezi (Cegerxwîn Cultural Centre) on the Centre’s building in Diyarbakir-Amed in 2014. This Centre was named after the Kurdish poet Cegerxwîn, and, in In July 2017, Turkish authorities ordered its name be changed to 15 July National Cultural Centre, as part of a crackdown on Kurdish free expression. The Centre eventually reverted back to its original name.

Cegerxwîn Cultural Centre

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Cegerxwîn Centro Cultural

Fotografía de trabajadores instalando el nombre de Cegerxwîn Kültür Merkezi (Cegerxwîn Centro Cultural) en el edificio del Centro Kurdo en Diyarbakir-Amed, 2014. El Centro fue bautizado con el nombre del poeta kurdo Cegerxwîn, pero en julio de 2017, las autoridades turcas ordenaron cambiar el nombre a Centro Cultural Nacional 15 Julio, en un contexto de limitación de la libertad de expresión de los kurdos. El Centro volvió a adoptar su nombre original posteriormente.

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01/01/2014

Creator:

Kurdish Centre

Centre:

Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)

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