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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!

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Irmgard Hofer, WILPF Germany: I think of you with compassion

Irmgard Hofer, chairwoman of the German section of the International Women's League for Peace and Freedom, wrote a letter to Leyla Güven. In the letter, Hofer expresses her solidarity with the resistance of HDP member of parliament Leyla Güven and her demand for the lifting of Abdullah Öcalan's isolation. The letter reads: "Dear Mrs. Güven,… Continue reading Irmgard Hofer, WILPF Germany: I think of you with compassion

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On 8th of march: Solidarity with Leyla Güven and the hunger strikers from all over the world

Thousands of women who joined the actions for 8th of march were sending solidarity messages and pictures to Leyla Güven and the hunger strikers. Their resistance was named as an example for all women longing and fighting for freedom. Leyla Güven is a woman who risks her life for a free life, who becomes the… Continue reading On 8th of march: Solidarity with Leyla Güven and the hunger strikers from all over the world

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Isolation of Öcalan protested in Cape Town

An action was staged outside the Turkish Consulate in Cape Town city of South Africa today to mark March 8 International Women’s Day. Kurds and their friends highlighted the Turkish state’s isolation regime against Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan and saluted HDP MP Leyla Güven who is on hunger strike for 121 days against the… Continue reading Isolation of Öcalan protested in Cape Town

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Yazidi women on solidarity hunger strike

A five day long hunger strike had been launched in solidarity with the indefinite non-alternating hunger strikes protesting the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan in the square between the Council of Europe (CoE) and Committee for the Prevention of Torture (CPT) offices in Strasbourg. PYD members held the first 5-day hunger strike… Continue reading Yazidi women on solidarity hunger strike

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Tayip Temel: The hunger strike is a revolutionary action

HDP MPs Tayyip Temel and Murat Sarısaç joined the indefinite hunger strike to lift the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan on 7 March. Deputies of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP), Dersim Dağ, Tayyip Temel and Murat Sarısaç continue their hunger strike actions despite the repression. The HDP members detained in Amed (Diyarbakir) are… Continue reading Tayip Temel: The hunger strike is a revolutionary action

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Hunger strikes spread and get attacked by police

Diyarbakir MP Dersim Dag started an indefinite nonalternating hunger strike together with Bilal Ozgezer, Ismet Yildiz, Salih Canseven, Salih Tekin and Sevican Yasar on March 3. All hunger strikers except Dersim Dag were detained by the police, and returned to the HDP Diyarbakir offices after being released yesterday evening to continue their hunger strike there.… Continue reading Hunger strikes spread and get attacked by police