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Kurdish Centre’s shattered entrance

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Kurdish Centre’s shattered entrance

Photograph of the Kurdish Centre’s shattered entrance door beneath the Centre’s name plaque. 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’s shattered entrance

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Entrada del Centro Kurdo destruida

Fotografía de la entrada del Centro Kurdo destruida, bajo la placa que informa del nombre de la institución. El 2 de febrero de 2016, las oficinas del Centro Kurdo, situadas en Sur Amed-Diyarbakir, fueron atacadas y saqueadas. El ataque sucedió durante un período de emergencia nacional en Turquía, en el que la libertad de expresión se vio gravemente comprometida y las instituciones literarias y escritores kurdos se convirtieron en objeto de ataque. Esta fotografía fue tomada probablemente por un miembro del Centro Kurdo en aquel período.

Date:

[2016]

Creator:

Kurdish Centre

Centre:

Kurdish Centre  (Navenda PENa Kurd)

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