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Hands from the statue of Ehmedê Xanî

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Hands from the statue of Ehmedê Xanî

Photograph of stone hands broken off from a sculpture of the Kurdish poet Ehmedê Xanî. This statue, which stood 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.

Hands from the statue of Ehmedê Xanî

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Manos de la estatua de Ehmedê Xanî

Fotografía de las manos de piedra rotas de una estatua del poeta kurdo Ehmedê Xanî. Esta estatua, antes 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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