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PIK Emergency Visit to HDP MPs in Diyarbakir - 18th- 20th November 2016

Julie Ward, MEP for North West England, and Melanie Gingell, Barrister, visited Diyarbakir in South East Turkey between 18th and 20th November 2016 in response to an urgent call from the HDP and facilitated by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign. 1,077 more words

Turkey

Julie Ward MEP denied visit to Leyla Birlik HDP MP.

MEP Julie Ward visited Diyarbakir with Peace in Kurdistan this weekend. Following the visit she attempted to meet with Leyla Birlik the MP arbitrarily detained in Silivri prison outside Istanbul. 712 more words

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Statement on the Closure of Women’s Organisations on 12th November in Turkey.

Peace in Kurdistan Women’s Alliance for Kurdistan, Iraq and Syria 

(https://peaceinkurdistancampaign.com/activities/womens-alliance-for-kurdistan-iraq-and-syria/)

Peace in Kurdistan Women’s Alliance deplores the latest assault on Kurdish women’s movement in Turkey. 312 more words

Turkey

The Closure of KJA

Dear Women and Friends,

 On 12 November 2016, at 08.30 am, Turkish state security forces circumvented the KJA (Kongreya Jinen Azad – Free Women’s Congress) center in Diyarbakir and at 11.00 am, based on a statutory decree article issued under the State of Emergency rule, Turkey’s Ministry of Interior has suspended the KJA activities, and sealed and shut down its building.   231 more words

Turkey

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