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Yaşar: Hunger strikers risk death to see life prevail

Post Views: 14 Sevican Yaşar took part in the hunger strike launched in 2019 for the lifting of the isolation of the Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan. Hunger strike means “accepting death for life,” she says.

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‘International Öcalan Freedom Campaign’ kicks off in South Africa

Post Views: 7 South Africa’s largest trade union confederation launched a joint campaign in support of jailed Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Ocalan.

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Celebrating Murray Bookchin on his 100th anniversary

Online launch of the book “Enlightenment and Ecology: The Legacy of Murray Bookchin in the 21st Century”.

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Sara’s traces in Rojava: Free Kurdistan and free woman

Post Views: 0 Sakine Cansiz, Sara, left fond memories and marks in every life she touched, also in Rojava, where tens of thousands of women follow on her path today.

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“I want a bicycle” campaign growing in Qamishlo

Post Views: 4 Women in Qamishlo launched the “I want a bike” initiative to encourage environmental awareness against pollution and to encourage women to use bicycles.

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Sakine, Fidan and Leyla: The search for justice continues

Post Views: 7 Eight years ago today the bodies of three revolutionary Kurdish women were found at a community centre in a Paris suburb. Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) co-founder Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez had been shot in

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Noam Chomsky will open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series

Post Views: 4 Noam Chomsky to open Rojava Freedom Annual Lecture Series organised by the University of Rojava. The Institute of Social Sciences at Rojava University will hold a special event on 15 January. The event is the Rojava Freedom

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Janet Biehl tells of her involvement in solidarity with Kurds

Post Views: 0 Author and artist Janet Biehl spoke about her involvement in solidarity with the Kurdish Freedom Movement.     Dr. Jeff Miley of Peace in Kurdistan interviewed author and artist Janet Biehl about her involvement in solidarity with the

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TURKEY’S CRUEL JAILING OF Leyla Güven

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign has just published an open letter to Britain’s Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, the Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP, on the recent sentencing of  Leyla Güven

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Prisoners in Turkish jails on hunger strike against isolation of Öcalan

On 27 November political prisoners in Turkish jails went on hunger strike demanding the end of the isolation imposed on Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan and the ongoing violations in prisons.

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