Uprising in Turkey: Hope for Ilisu and Co?

Topic: General, Ilisu

Vienna, 18 June, 2013: I did not see the Turkish uprising coming. Many times I debated the possibility of an uprising with friends in Hasankeyf, Diyarbakir or Istanbul. “How much more will the people put up with?” we kept asking ourselves. With a lot more. Until now.

Ilisu Dam: Unesco Petition launched!

Topic: Ilisu
Launch of petition to save World Heritage in Mesopotamia threatened by the Ilisu Dam on theTigris River Please sign: http://www.change.org/petitions/unesco-world-heritage-committee-save-world-heritage-on-the-tigris-river-in-mesopotamiaToday (14.3.2012) a worldwide petition addressed to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee is launched with the objective to save unique world cultural and natural heritage on the Tigris River in Mesopotamia. Particularly, the unique antique town Hasankeyf, with a past of at least 10,000 year of [...]
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