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In memory of Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan and Leyla Saylemez

On 9 January 2021 is the eighth anniversary of the brutal assassination in Paris of Sakine, Fidan and Leyla, three prominent Kurdish women political activists

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Women from North East Syria writes to UN Guterres

Women living in North and East Syria and the Rojava region urge the UN Secretary General finally to play the role that the UN has been unwilling to play from the beginning of the Syria crisis. Evîn Swêd on behalf

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The Feminization of Kurdish Politics: A Guerrilla’s Sociological Analysis

For Kurdish society and Kurdish women, the 40-year-old struggle that has been pioneered by the Kurdish freedom movement and its leadership carries the meaning of a re-birth

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Suspect in Kurdish Women Murder Dies in Prison

Omer Guney, the 34 year-old jailed suspect of the assassination of three Kurdish women activists in Paris in 2013 has died in hospital days before his trial. The only suspect in the killing of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) founder Sakine Cansiz

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