- 16:09 16/11
Dynamite exploded around the quarry established for the construction of military towers and new roads on Cûdî Mountain is causing ecological destruction.
Botan geography is being plundered by dams built for "security" reasons, forests cut down and mining companies. Şirnex Ecology Movement Co-Spokesperson Adnan Şenbayram said: "While Kurdistan is being depopulated, the memory of people is also lost."
HDP Ecology Commission declared that Turkey has become a water-poor country underlined the need for revision of water policy in a written statement published regarding the World Water Day.
Deputy Mayor of Çanakkale Municipality İrfan Mutluay, who participated in the ongoing watch action in the foothills of Kaz Mountains, said that they had opened a case for retrial after having identified the expert's forging signature.
Tens of thousands participated in the big gathering of the “Water and Conscience Watch" which was initiated against the gold mine that was intended to be established in Kaz Mountains. Despite the gendarmerie blocking the mass, the people managed to get into the construction site where hundreds of trees were cut.
HDP Cizre Municipality did not give consent for the adjacent areas where the zoning plan authorization was requested for the "Cizre Dam" and "HEPP Production Facility", which would flood the historical site and many settlements.
Ali Ergül who emphasizes that the bar and the trade associations shouldn't stay silent to the dam that will submerge Hasankeyf, said " Hasankeyf and Dicle Valley can be saved. Must be saved. Otherwise we'll all be responsible for it."