In Pictures: ‘We are here for our freedom’
Photo: Gulistan Korban
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 also wore black clothes. The number of people who participated in Newroz with their traditional clothes, according to previous years, was very
There was no fun or dancing in the field. Instead of a dance, the Kurds mourned the victims of the earthquake with songs.
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.
The Kurdish mothers also wanted to take pictures of the fire in Newroz.
Young people excitedly turned around the fire. They raised their fingers and wanted to ignite the fire of the Newroz.
The people who participated in Newroz stated that they are in this area for their freedom.
This news was translated by Yonca Sarsilmaz