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Rojava in solidarity with the mothers of hunger strikers

https://youtu.be/coSKPD1mzTo Women took to the streets in Qamishlo (Rojava/Northern Syria) to protest the Turkish state's attacks against prisoners’ mothers. Expressing their support for the hunger strikers' actions to break the isolation of Abdullah Öcalan, the women said that their struggle will continue. Members of a variety of women's organizations such as the Yazidi Women's Assembly… Continue reading Rojava in solidarity with the mothers of hunger strikers

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Zehra Dogan paints Leyla Güven with daughter Sabiha Temizkan

The award-winning Kurdish artist and former political prisoner Zehra Dogan has painted another artwork depicting Leyla Güven on hunger strike, alongside her daughter Sabiha Temizkan. Dogan, who has been criminalized and punished for her artistic expression of the Turkish state's war crimes, has consistently used art to refuse the silence imposed on the people in… Continue reading Zehra Dogan paints Leyla Güven with daughter Sabiha Temizkan

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7000 posters against the isolation

On April 25, activists in Germany launched a poster campaign to draw attention to the 7,000 prisoners on hunger strike demanding the end of the isolation of Abdullah Öcalan. The campaign launched by Tatort Kurdistan and the feminist movement ‘Gemeinsam Kämpfen' ('Let’s fight together’), is called # 7000 against isolation (# 7000gegenIsolation). Activists were asked… Continue reading 7000 posters against the isolation

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NON UNA DI MENO: Once we’re together, we’re unstoppable

Right now in Turkey, the Erdogan fascist regime is specifically attacking women, oppressed genders and Kurdish people.The regime is attacking not only women, but also the political project in which women carry out the leading role. This project is known as democratic confederalism, mainly carried out by the Kurdish liberation movement. Leyla GÜVEN, member of… Continue reading NON UNA DI MENO: Once we’re together, we’re unstoppable

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7000 banners to say no to isolation

Women and feminists in Switzerland started a 7000 banners action to support the hunger strike against isolation. https://rojavaagenda.noblogs.org/7000gegenisolation/ The call for action of the initiative reminds that “7000 political prisoners of the Kurdish movement are on indefinite hunger strike. This action was initiated by the feminist and HDP politician Leyla Güven on 7 November. People… Continue reading 7000 banners to say no to isolation

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Support for Leyla Güven of huge “Non una di meno!” demonstration and transnational meeting against feminicides

On March 30 a big demonstration took place in Verona against the "World Family Congress" dominated by right-wing and ultra-conservative forces. Instead of the expected 20,000 people, more than 120,000 people took part in the demonstration, which moved loudly and creatively throughout Verona. On 31 March, a transnational meeting was held with some 300 women… Continue reading Support for Leyla Güven of huge “Non una di meno!” demonstration and transnational meeting against feminicides

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FiLiA: All the women of the world need to be saying enough to fascism, enough to dictatorship!

https://filia.org.uk/news/2019/3/29/filia-statement-letter-to-leyla-guven Dear Leyla,We write to you from FiLiA with solidarity, admiration and hope for a positive outcome from your hunger strike. Your dedication to the protection of your compatriots, your party, and of human rights and justice in Turkey is unsurpassed. You are not alone, and many are striking with you.Your defence of peace and… Continue reading FiLiA: All the women of the world need to be saying enough to fascism, enough to dictatorship!