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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.

Date:

[2017]

Creator:

Kurdish Centre

Centre:

Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)

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