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Human rights activists protest PJAK crimes against women

According to the Iranian Kurdistan Human Rights Watch (IKHRW), a large group of human rights and civil society activists took part in a Twitter storm at the invitation of the IKHRW on Saturday, December 27, 2016, coinciding with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. To protest against the violation of human […]

Yildirim’s birthday; Abdullah Ocalan and the real status of women in the PKK

Who is Kesire Yildirim? Kesire Yildirim was born in 1951 in the city of Dep in Mezra. His family emigrated from Dersim to Dep in 1940. She was Zazaki-speaking Kurdish and the first child of a family with six children. She is said to have changed her date of birth to 1953. She attended primary […]

Abdullah Ocalan’s Intellectual Contradictions on “Women, Gender and Freedom” (۴)

By: Aso Kamal Economic view; The economy of the productive woman and the predatory man “Women were the driving force behind the agricultural revolution and the domestication of animals,” says Abdullah Ocalan, adding that “women are the real owners of the economy.” “Every hunting activity is a male affair, because hunting also requires a culture […]

Abdullah Ocalan’s Intellectual Contradictions on “Women, Gender and Freedom” (3)

Abdullah Ocalan writes, “Woman is an angel and man is a predator.” Undoubtedly, Abdullah Ocalan supports women in this debate and rejects men. According to the PKK leader “Women’s culture is a culture of production from the method of harvesting to the production or planting of wheat, and this activity has been conciliatory. There is […]

Ayda Hassan, Yazidi Girl: The Peshmerga raped us

In this video, a human rights activist interviews Ayda Hassan, a Yazidi girl from Sinjar/Shangal. Ayda Hassan, along with several other Yazidi girls, went to an official center of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) to complain about the Peshmerga, but she said, instead of settling the problem, we were slapped and beaten by the official.The […]

Contradictions and Controversies in Abdullah Ocalan’s Views on “Women, Gender and Freedom” (1)

By Aso Kamal Ocalan’s book “The Women” was published in 2012 by PKK propaganda machine. In this book, Abdullah Ocalan expressed his views on women’s knowledge, model, tall women, sexual issues, love and women’s characteristics, and the problems of PKK women. In this book, Ocalan pretends to make the issue of women scientific and says: […]

Shirnak / For the first time, Kurdish women against the PKK

Shirnak, located on the Turkish-Iraqi border, has been one of the PKK’s most important bases for the past four decades. And the government did not succeed in controlling it, including in getting popular votes for Turkish parties. This city has always been for the PKK-made political parties in the Turkish Parliament, including the HDP. What […]

Adnan Oktar: Ocalan insults Kurdish women in his books

Adnan Oktar, a well-known Turkish writer, in a speech about the situation of women and Abdullah Ocalan’s views, described Ocalan’s thoughts on women, especially Kurdish women, as “shameful”, citing O‌calan’s writings and citing the anti-woman comments and the number of the subject in his books. “The PKK changed its strategy after the 1990s, declaring that […]

Violence against women in North-East Syria

The PKK’s leading ideology, that is followed by the self-proclaimed Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria and its militia SDF, holds a great amount of radical feminism. The militias have been able to recruit a great amount of women, have started women’s foundations and have given women in the region greater freedom than they have seen […]

Kidnappings of women in Afrin and why the Turks don’t stop it

The Afrin region is famous throughout Syria for its beautiful green and hilly landscape, filled with olive trees. Kurds refer to it as the ‘garden of Eden’ and Kurds and Arabs have lived together in peace under the rulings of both Hafez and Bashar al-Assad. The multi-ethnic city of Afrin has been gripped by violence […]
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