The decision to “confiscate” for HES Stopped

18/06/2012 2:00

Enis Tayman/Radikal Gazetesi

İSTANBUL-6. Council of state decided to stop the executive in the lawsuit of elazığ peri suyu pebmelik dam.by that desicion, the urgent expropriation of EPDK denied until the outcome of lawsuit.

The Council of state,wouldn’t give the aouthory of urgent expropriation to another instution.Firstly the aouthory of  “confiscate” has been in the expropriation law to be used during the war in 1939.council of ministers handed over this right to the Energy Market Regulatory Authority(EPDK) in 2004.EPDK used this right for petroleum,natural gas,mining and energy sectors.this way,before used the urban renewal of Mersin Özgürlük,Çilek and Çay districts and cyanide mining projects of İzmir-Efemçukuru and Uşak-Eşme.also this way used in hasankeyf,amasya-taşova and dersim HES dam projescts.

For the dam project of elazığ –karakoçan called pembelik barajı they resorted to the same treatment and they confiscated the possessions of Hasan Akyol by the urgent expropriation.6.council of state stopped excecutive for the aouthority given to another instution.akyol’s lawyer mehmet horuş said the executive decision includes also the council of ministers.

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The anger of women to HES

Ahmet bayrak/muğla(DHA)

The hydroelectric power plant(HES) that will be built on muğla göktepe and çamoluk villages, protested.

Female Members of Mediterrenean greens assocation and göktepe-çamoluk villages sarhoş stream platform had a meeting and they showed kind of banner.CHP(turkish republic party) muğla city president said that they will have a discussion on turkish parlamento by parlamantars.göktepe and çamoluk stream platform lawyer kadriye beceren “muğla 2.administrative court will deal with the issue that our request for stop that execution”.mediterrenean greens assocation’s leader mustafa turgut said that the people of region ask us for help them to stop the demolition and he said “we are together with our friends and we will be together on that protest”another protester fatma kavlak(79) said “if its necessary we will give our lifes to not loose our nature”

Alcohol protest at Sarhoş stream against HES

June 18 Monday

Cihan news agency

There was intereseting protest in muğla-göktepe village against hydroelectric power plants(HES).akdeniz yeşiller derneği,dev-lis and chp supported the protest but from the 2000 populated village there was less people to support.protesters entertained with music and swam in the stream.

Protesters responses countinues aganist HES that will be built on sarhoş stream.peasantry prosecuted HES april 10 2012, after HES information conference.today,peasantry met again near the stream and protested.men are drunk alcohol and women entered in the water with a banner.

One of the protesters lawyer kadriye beceren,said they prosecuted again HES and they gave all information to the court.göktepe village reeve tuncay demirtaş said that they will never give their own earth and they will have argue til the end.chief executive of akdeniz yeşiller assocation mustafa turgut told that “the people of göktepe asked us for help so we are here now.that was a good protest and it will go on.we will take this stream.there is no life without water.life is water.we will not give our life to them.”

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HES Tension: 5 People in Custody

There were clashes at the site of Trabzon Çaykara HES. 3 workers were injured in the incident, five villagers were arrested. n the city of Trabzon Çaykara where the construction of hydroelectric stations (HES) goes on, the local people are against it. There were clashes between the farmers and workers in the HES construction site. 70 villagers were questioned about the incident, five people were arrested.
The demonstration was made at 19:00 clock in Köknar village in the HES construction. According to witnesses, the villagers wanted the workers to stop the construction of the HES. Between the people and the construction workers came to litigation. The three construction workers were injured, were taken by ambulance to the hospital. The military police have arrested according to the testimony of the 70 villagers five people, Ali D., D. İslam, Rafet Ş., Ş Nizamettin. G. Engin ve been brought for assault to the police station. A short time before it came between the villagers from Kavlatan and the HES workers to dispute. With painstaking help other people, the villagers and the worker were taken apart. After the incidents must the military police had to take extensive security measures that offer construction workers back to the HES construction