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For Abdullah Öcalan! For the Kurdish Freedom Struggle!

February 15 marks the 22nd year since the leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Öcalan was violently abducted by Turkish commandos while seeking refuge from the Greek Embassy in Nairobi, Kenya

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New call for the release of Kurdish poet İlhan Sami Çomak jailed in Turkey for 26 years

Turkey counts so many political prisoners (there are currently up to 70,000 students in jail) that it can be easy to get human rights fatigue when reporting on the country

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“THE MURDERERS INDICTED”

On January 9th, 2013, Sakine Cansiz (Sara), Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) Paris Representative Fidan Doğan (Rojbin), and Leyla Şaylemez (Ronahî), an organizer for the PKK’s youth movement,  were shot dead in their Paris office.

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The Rojava Revolution and the role of Women

All the different ethnic and beliefs in Rojava and Northern Syria joined the 19 July Revolution with their own features and identities

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Solidarity to the Revolution in Rojava-Syria

 The Solidarity Initiative in the Revolution of Rojava-North Syria is an assembly of comrades from the anarchist /antiauthoritarian milieu

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Understanding Turkish Expansionism: Impose a No Fly Zone!

Turkey has been occupying Cyprus, parts of Syria and Iraq and has continued to violate the air space of its neighbors.
Turkey is killing Kurdish civilians on an almost daily basis

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Jury fails to agree on verdict in trial of Kurdish journalist

(Australia) NSW Supreme Court judge Lucy McCallum discharged the jury on December 6 after it failed to agree on a verdict in the trial of Kurdish journalist Renas Lelikan on “foreign fighter” charges under Australia’s draconian “anti-terrorism” laws.   Lelikan

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The historical meanings of the Kurdish revolution

Democratic Confederalism is based on community autonomies of various levels, on participatory democracies of sectors, peoples and cultural groups of society, on ecological sustainability and on the woman as the subject of transformation

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“PKK IS NOT A TERRORIST ORGANIZATION!”

Murat Güleryüz, human rights activist and Rojava Support campaigner has started a petition to the US State Department to have the PKK delisted in the U.S. as a terrorist organisation

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 Erdoğan Prepping New War Pitched as an Anti-PKK Operation

Turkey’s military and Prime Minister have announced a new illegal ground campaign said to be an ‘anti-PKK operation’ in Iraq

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TURKEY: “HARROWING” REPRESSION OF KURDISH CULTURE & LANGUAGE

This 21 February 2018 – On Mother Language Day, PEN International “wishes to highlight the sustained repression of Kurdish culture and language in Turkey

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Murat Karayilan – PKK, Interview “Turkey Defeated”

Murat Karayilan, one of the co-founders of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party and its acting leader since Abdullah Öcalan was imprisoned in Turkey 1999

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ABDULLAH ÖCALAN NOMINATED FOR SYDNEY PEACE PRIZE

Abdullah Öcalan, imprisoned head of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) has been nominated for the Sydney Peace Prize

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‘The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan – Kurdistan, Women’s Revolution And Democratic Confederalism’

April 15 saw the launch of Abdullah Öcalan’s new book: The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan – Kurdistan, Women’s Revolution And Democratic Confederalism’ published by the British-based progressive publisher, Pluto Press

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UNITED NATIONS INDICTS TURKEY FOR “SERIOUS RIGHTS VIOLATIONS” in NORTHERN KURDISTAN

March 10 2017: The UN’s human rights office today released its report accusing Turkey of serious human rights violations.

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