In Pictures: ‘We are here for our freedom’

Photo: Gulistan Korban Click for Kurdish Newroz park of Diyarbakir, which has witnessed many historical events, hosted thousands of people in Newroz in 2023. This year, Newroz was very different from previous years. For people who lost their lives in the Kahramanmaras earthquakes, the Newroz stage was decorated in black for the first time. The participants […]

In Pictures: ‘We are here for our freedom’
In Pictures: ‘We are here for our freedom’
  • Yayınlanma22 March 2023 08:31
  • Güncelleme11 April 2023 10:58

Photo: Gulistan Korban

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Newroz park of Diyarbakir, which has witnessed many historical events, hosted thousands of people in Newroz in 2023.

Photo: Gulistan Korban

This year, Newroz was very different from previous years. For people who lost their lives in the Kahramanmaras earthquakes, the Newroz stage was decorated in black for the first time.

Photo: Beril Caymaz

The participants also wore black clothes. The number of people who participated in Newroz with their traditional clothes, according to previous years, was very

Photo: Gulistan Korban

There was no fun or dancing in the field. Instead of a dance, the Kurds mourned the victims of the earthquake with songs.

Photo: Gulistan Korban

Before the Newroz fire was lit, many young people gathered around the fire and took off their clothes, and threw them on the Newroz fire.

Hundreds of people tried to record the scene.

Photo: Gulistan Korban

The Kurdish mothers also wanted to take pictures of the fire in Newroz.

Photo: Gulistan Korban

Young people excitedly turned around the fire. They raised their fingers and wanted to ignite the fire of the Newroz.

Photo: Gulistan Korban

The people who participated in Newroz stated that they are in this area for their freedom.

This news was translated by Yonca Sarsilmaz