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Leyla Güven ends hunger strike after 200 days

On 26 May 2019, the historic hunger strike resistance, started by Leyla Güven against the isolation of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan, has come to an end. Leyla Güven, who initiated the hunger strike resistance on 7 November 2018, issued a statement marking the end of the hunger strikes, on the 200th day of her… Continue reading Leyla Güven ends hunger strike after 200 days

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Nora Cortiñas: “Let’s raise our voice for the resistance of Kurdish women”

On May 16, Nora Cortiñas of the founding members of the Mothers of Plaza de Mayo during the launch of the book that recalls her biography, dedicated, in a full room in a symbolic place of the workers' struggle “Bauen” in Buenos Aires, a long speech to the historical resistance of the Kurdish people and… Continue reading Nora Cortiñas: “Let’s raise our voice for the resistance of Kurdish women”

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Kurdish mothers of hunger strikers resist despite attacks

The families of the hunger strikers have engaged in a variety of activities to raise awareness of the situation of the prisoners, such as protests, rallies, sit-ins, press statements, and hunger strikes. They have stepped up their actions since a group of prisoners announced to go on death fast last week. This week, a demonstration… Continue reading Kurdish mothers of hunger strikers resist despite attacks