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Kurdish Centre stairwell and doorway

© Kurdish Centre
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Kurdish Centre stairwell and doorway

Photograph of the stairwell at the Kurdish Centre looking down onto a shattered door at the entrance. On 2 February 2016, the offices of the Kurdish Centre in Sur Amed-Diyarbakir were attacked and raided. This took place during a time of national emergency in Turkey, when freedom of expression was critically compromised as Kurdish literary institutions and writers became targets of attack. This photograph was most likely taken by a member of the Kurdish Centre around that time.

Kurdish Centre stairwell and doorway

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Escaleras del Centro Kurdo

Fotografía de unas escaleras en el Centro Kurdo en la que al final de ellas se puede ver una puerta prácticamente destruida. El 2 de Febrero de 2016 las oficinas del Centro Kurdo situadas en Sur Amed, Diyarbakir, fueron atacadas y saqueadas. Esto tuvo lugar durante la época en la que hubo emergencia nacional en Turquía, cuando muchas instituciones literarias fueron cerradas, escritores fueron perseguidos, y la libertad de expresión fue críticamente comprometida. Esta fotografía fue tomada probablemente por un miembro del Centro Kurdo durante ese tiempo.

Date:

[2016]

Creator:

[Kurdish Centre]

Centre:

Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)

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