All set for the 'Big Jump' in Hasankeyf

On Sunday 14 July the announced "Big Jump" promoted by Keep Hasankeyf Alive will take place in the 12,000 years old site.

The initiative is part of the activities for the defense of the Tigris Valley and its people, flora, fauna and culture. 

Solidarity actions will be done in Istanbul, Antalya, Ankara, Dersim, Sarajevo, Valparaiso/Chile, Berlin, Hamburg, Mainz, London, Kopenhagen, Manlleu/Catalonia, Rome.

Prior to the 'Big Jump', on Saturday, 20 HDP deputies and co-mayors from the surrounding municipalities will gather in Hasankeyf in order to protest the Ilisu Dam and demanded to stop the project. 

On 10 July, 24 civil society organizations from Iraq have sent a letter to the Turkish Government demanding it to abandon the decision to flood Hasankeyf.