Archive for category: WOMEN

  • KHRN: Kurdish female political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Yasouj prison

    KHRN: Kurdish female political prisoner on hunger strike in Iran’s Yasouj prison

    WOMEN 29 April 2015 09:22:35 no comments

    According to Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN), Kurdish political prisoner Ghadriye Ghaderi (Qedriye Qadirî) has been on a hunger strike since 23 April protesting imprisonment far from her hometown. Ghadriye Ghaderi is on hunger strike at the women section of Yasouj prison, the source said. The prison officials had initially agreed to […]

     
  • Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    Selay Ghaffar: The Afghan and Kurdish Women will gain freedom relying on their struggle

    WOMEN 25 April 2015 12:12:36 no comments

    Selay Ghaffar, spokesperson for Solidarity Party of Afghanistan‎, explained in an interview with ROJ NEWS, that their party strive for freedom of Afghanistan, and underlined that equality between men and women is one of the most important principle in regards to the struggle of women in Afghanistan and obstacles these […]

     
  • Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    Campaign for freedom of Zeynab Jalalian

    WOMEN 2 April 2015 21:44:59 no comments

    Zeynab Jalalian (Kurdish: Zeyneb Celaliyan), a female Kurdish political prisoner born in 1982 in Maku, city of Rojhelat (Eastern Kurdistan). Jalalian is a Kurdish political activist who committed her life to women’s rights and the participation of Kurdish women in politics. She was especially engaged in educating girls and women […]

     
  • KHRN: A report about the situation of four Kurdish women political prisoner in Iran’s prisons

    KHRN: A report about the situation of four Kurdish women political prisoner in Iran’s prisons

    WOMEN 10 March 2015 13:31:55 no comments

    On International Women’s day, 8th March 2015, a global day to celebrate the global struggle women at least four women, Kurdish political prisoners, are in three different prisons held in appalling conditions. Kurdistan Human Rights Network has obtained the latest information, through reliable sources, in regards to four Kurdish women […]

     
  • Abdullah Öcalan: Our revolution is a women’s revolution

    Abdullah Öcalan: Our revolution is a women’s revolution

    WOMEN 8 March 2015 15:35:10 no comments

    Ceylan Bağrıyanık, Congress of Free Women (KJA, previously DÖKH) member of the İmralı delegation, has read a message from Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan marking 8 March International Women’s Day. Reading the message addressing to the women who already gathered in the village of Mehser at Kobanê border, Bağrıyanık conveyed […]

     
  • Presence of Eastern Kurdistan Women in “Freedom for Öcalan” rally

    Presence of Eastern Kurdistan Women in “Freedom for Öcalan” rally

    WOMEN 13 February 2015 13:11:00 no comments

    Demonstrations are performed around the world for protest against Turkey’s imprisonment of Abdullah Öcalan. A unique Such was performed by a group of Kurdish women, which was to march from the city of Bern in Switzerland to Strasbourg in France, a variety of women’s Kurdish movements were attended the famous march […]

     
  • Viyan Soran: Leading PKK figure and Symbol of struggle for Women’s Emancipation

    Viyan Soran: Leading PKK figure and Symbol of struggle for Women’s Emancipation

    WOMEN 2 February 2015 12:08:00 no comments

    Viyan Soran was born in Silemanî, South Kurdistan, in 1981. Having felt the brunt of oppression of the Kurdish people as well as Kurdish women, she joined Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) in 1997. In a short period of time she demonstrated her dedication and leadership abilities within the organization, and […]

     
  • Kurdish political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan was transferred to Xoy prison

    Kurdish political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan was transferred to Xoy prison

    WOMEN 28 January 2015 14:56:55 no comments

    Zeyneb Celaliyan the Kurdish political prisoner who was transferred about two months ago to the central prison of Xoy from women’s ward of Kirmaşan prison, she suffers from an eye disease, although the Xoy prison doesn’t have any political section, the Campaign in Defence of Civil and Political Prisoners reported. […]

     
  • Why Jineology? Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life

    Why Jineology? Re-Constructing the Sciences towards a Communal and Free Life

    WOMEN 14 January 2015 16:29:29 no comments

    By Gönül Kaya — Kurdish Question Gönül Kaya is a journalist and representative of the Kurdish women’s movement. This article is the transcript of her speech at the Jineology Conference in March 2014 in Cologne, Germany.   The Free Women’s Movement of Kurdistan evaluates jineology as an important step in […]

     
  • Sakine, a life dedicated to Kurdistan and women’s freedom

    Sakine, a life dedicated to Kurdistan and women’s freedom

    WOMEN 10 January 2015 08:00:57 no comments

    ANF / ÖZGÜR DEVRİM / DİCLE ARYA — BEHDINAN It is the second anniversary of the murder of Sakine Cansız (Sara) a founder member of the PKK and the Women’s Freedom Movement. Sakine Cansız was known for her part in the party’s legendary prison struggle and represented the spirit of […]

     
  • The political murders of three Kurdish women still waiting to be clarified

    The political murders of three Kurdish women still waiting to be clarified

    WOMEN 9 January 2015 00:24:55 no comments

    The political murders of three Kurdish women which occurred in central Paris is still waiting to be clarified since 10 January 2013 Sakine Cansiz, who was one of the PKK’s founders, along with KNK Paris Representative Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez were killed in the incident which occurred in Paris, the […]

     
  • Kurds to march in Paris on 10 January

    Kurds to march in Paris on 10 January

    WOMEN 5 January 2015 13:10:55 no comments

      On the second anniversary of the murder in Paris of Kurdish women Sakine Cansız (Sara), Fidan Doğan (Rojbîn) and Leyla Şaylemez (Ronahî) on 9 January 2013, the Kurds are to hold a march under the slogan: “Your silence is due to your being an accessory”. An organising committee established […]

     
  • Axîn Maku: HPJ is a Necessity for Women in Rojhelat and Iran

    Axîn Maku: HPJ is a Necessity for Women in Rojhelat and Iran

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 4 January 2015 07:40:12 no comments

    Axîn Maku, a member of the military council of Women Defence Forces (HPJ), stated that “we do not see any difference between The Islamic Republic of Iran and the Islamic State. Both of these organizations oppress women and have a culture of hatred and violence; and if we have to use […]

     
  • Amnesty International Report: Kurdish Ezidi suffered from ISIS brutality

    Amnesty International Report: Kurdish Ezidi suffered from ISIS brutality

    WOMEN 28 December 2014 22:16:15 no comments

    While a large part of city of Şengal (Sinjar) is cleared out of ISIS terrorists and hundreds of terrorists have been killed in clashes with Kurdish guerrilla fighters and Peshmerga-troops by the support of allied air raids, reports on sexual violence against Kurdish Ezidi (Êzidî) girls and women have now been released. […]

     
  • Gurbet Tekin: Abdullah Öcalan plays a vital role in freedom for women

    Gurbet Tekin: Abdullah Öcalan plays a vital role in freedom for women

    WOMEN 21 December 2014 12:25:29 no comments

    Gurbet Tekin Co-chaired of Stewr Council (Merdin functions) in an interview with Newroz TV: I have 10 children, and five of them are in the freedom struggle for Kurdistan. One of them has also became a martyr. Due to pressure from the Turkish government, as well as politics of torture, […]

     
  • Women’s existence relies on their organization and unity

    Women’s existence relies on their organization and unity

    WOMEN 26 November 2014 16:50:32 no comments

    Experts of Jineology (women sciences) in Rojhelat (East Kurdistan) issued a statement condemning the violence against women on the anniversary on the 25th of November, asked all Kurdish women to fight for their freedom. The statement condemns violence against women in Iran and groups such as ISIS terrorists. The statement […]

     
  • KJAR coordination member: Kurdistan has a thousany revolutionary women like Arîn Mîrkan

    KJAR coordination member: Kurdistan has a thousany revolutionary women like Arîn Mîrkan

    WOMEN 29 October 2014 12:40:54 no comments

    Cîhan Çiya the coordination member of Free Women Society of East Kurdistan (KJAR) in her message on the occasion of forty-day resistance in Kobanî said: “we saluted the Kobanî from the free mountain (Qendil), what happens in the Kobanî originated from five thousand of resistance that shows essence of the Kurdish […]

     
  • Zeyneb Celaliyan lost one of her eyes in Iranian regime’s prison

    Zeyneb Celaliyan lost one of her eyes in Iranian regime’s prison

    WOMEN 8 October 2014 14:45:26 no comments

    The situation of Kurdish political woman Zeyneb Celaliyan (Zeynab Jalalian) is getting worst in Iranian regime’s prison. In one of her letters that she sent it out Celaliyan reveals that she has completely lost eyesight of one of her eyes. In her letter she wrote: “As a 31 years old Kurdish woman, I […]

     
  • More than 2000 Ezidi women have been kidnapped by ISIS

    More than 2000 Ezidi women have been kidnapped by ISIS

    WOMEN 7 September 2014 16:04:58 no comments

    More than two thousands Ezidi women have been kidnapped after the attack on Shengal (Sinjar) by the ISIS terrorists. On August 29th, Xeyri Bozani director-general of Ezidi affairs at the KRG ministry of religious affairs, in a press conference in the ministry of religious affairs said that the number of […]

     
  • The system of Free Women Society of East Kurdistan (KJAR) was established

    The system of Free Women Society of East Kurdistan (KJAR) was established

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 3 June 2014 16:26:51 no comments

    The fourth conference of Women’s Union of East Kurdistan (YJRK), was started with the slogan of “with the deepening of the ideology of women’s liberation, to build democratic self-management” and was held in the mountains of Kurdistan. Consequently, the System of Free Women Society of East Kurdistan (KJAR) was established. […]