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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!

Letters from Leyla, news

Leyla Güven calls to an end of sacrifice actions: Revolutionaries should not die so easily

I left behind a season of resistance. Resistance continues and grows more and more. Although I took the first step, the breakthrough was the prison resistance. Our demand has spread all over the world. Now everyone knows that the Kurdish people do not accept a life in isolation. Our first priority is to keep our… Continue reading Leyla Güven calls to an end of sacrifice actions: Revolutionaries should not die so easily

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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