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Hasankeyf Selected by Europa Nostra for 7 Most Endangered Program
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Hasankeyf Selected by Europa Nostra for 7 Most Endangered Program

[:en]Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive, 16 March 2016 The historic town of Hasankeyf, located on the Upper Tigris River in southeastern Turkey, has been selected as one of Europe’s “7 Most Endangered” heritage sites for 2016. The announcement, which noted that Hasankeyf is one of Europe’s most important archaeological sites, was made today in Venice...

Will Iraq find political allies against Ilisu Dam in Turkey?
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Will Iraq find political allies against Ilisu Dam in Turkey?

[:en]By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign/ICSSI Although the construction of Ilisu Dam is nearing its completion, the situation for the residents in the town of Hasankeyf – set to be flooded once the dam is in operation – is as unclear as ever. Recently, a protest rally took place in the...

Ilisu Dam Protest Close to The Dam Site!
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Ilisu Dam Protest Close to The Dam Site!

[:en] Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive Press release: Batman, Turkey – 29 February 2015 Today more than 500 people have protested the destructive Ilisu Dam project in the town of Dargecit. The demonstrators aimed at protesting at the dam site, but were prevented by the police. The protestors came from different dam affected provinces in...

Stop Ilisu – Stop Destruction and Instability!
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Stop Ilisu – Stop Destruction and Instability!

[:en] Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive Batman/Turkey Press Release – 5 December 2014 Ilisu Dam’s construction may be continued after a 4 month halt!  Stop Ilisu – stop destruction and instability! The Turkish State Hydraulic Works (DSI) has announced few days ago that after a four month break that the construction of the highly criticized...