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Two Speeches by Meral Cicek of REPAK

AFTER GENOCIDE: GENDERED TRAUMA, TRANSMISSION AND REINVENTION, YEREVAN SEPTEMBER 17-18-19

  1. Is there an ongoing genocide against Kurds in Turkey?

The imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan named his in 2010 drafted defence writing “The Kurdish question and the Democratic Nation Solution: Defending the Kurds under the yoke of cultural genocide”. 3,029 more words

Kurdish Women

Feleknas Uca Speech at Labour Party Conference 2016

Dear all, today I will talk about the political situation in Turkey.

In April 2016, the ‘Freedom for Öcalan’ campaign was started in the UK. The members of the campaign are now totally convinced that a peaceful solution to the current conflict will only be found if the jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan is freed and allowed to play a full role in the development of a new peace process. 1,658 more words

Turkey

WOMEN’S ALLIANCE FOR KURDISTAN, IRAQ AND SYRIA NEWSLETTER August 2016

NEWS

  1. Kobanê women: Stop the occupation and pillage
  2. I Don’t Leave This Time
  3. ‘Actions to continue until having a meeting with Abdullah Öcalan’
  4. Yazidis in Afrin denounce Sinjar massacre…
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The Women's Movement in Rojava

August 2016.  Kongreya Star is a confederation of women’s movements throughout the region of Rojava, a predominantly Kurdish area of northern Syria, also referred to as West-Kurdistan. 8,052 more words

Rojava

Women's Alliance Open Letter to the PM

PEACE IN KURDISTAN WOMEN’S ALLIANCE FOR KURDISTAN, IRAQ AND SYRIA The Rt Honourable Theresa May MP
10 Downing Street
6 September 2016

Dear Prime Minister… 1,282 more words

Turkey

Kurdish women take up arms alongside men to defend their people (VERY GOOD!!!)

Last December on “Kurdish Flag Day,” young Kurdish women turned out in Dohuk in the northern region of Iraqi Kurdistan to celebrate their nation’s desire for independence. 1,244 more words

Daily News

Kurdish Women Fighters Comforting Freed Manbij From ISIS

The city of Manbij, located north Syria near the Euphrates river, was freed by Kurdish forces from ISIS. After the liberation of the city, pictures emerged of Kurdish women fighters among the Kurdish forces, helping and comforting the citizens of Minbij who celebrated their liberation by practicing freedoms they were banned from under the threat of ISIS vile sword. 34 more words

Human Rights