Archive for category: WOMEN

  • Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    Reaction from US to the expulsion of REPAK in Hewlêr

    WOMEN 25 June 2016 10:42:10 no comments

    JINHA, NEWS CENTER ─ A reaction came from the US to the closure of the office of REPAK in Hewlêr (Erbil). 75 people, mostly academics, urged the Kurdistan Regional Government to remove the obstacles to the works of the Kurdish Center for Women’s Affairs (REPAK). The premises of the Kurdish Women’s Relation Office […]

     
  • Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    Mistreatment of Women Political Prisoners at Iran’s Evin Prison

    WOMEN 23 June 2016 10:03:51 no comments

    Political prisoners held in the Women’s Ward at Iran’s Evin Prison are routinely denied medical care and hospitalization, face severely restricted or denied visitation rights even with their young children, are deprived of regular telephone contact with their families, and are not provided adequate nutrition, according to a report released […]

     
  • Seminar held by KJAR Europe and Communist Party of Karlstad about YPJ women

    Seminar held by KJAR Europe and Communist Party of Karlstad about YPJ women

    WOMEN 14 March 2016 21:06:21 no comments

    In the city of Karlstad, Sweden, a seminar was organized by KJAR Europe (Free Women Society of Eastern Kurdistan) and Communist Party of Karlstad about the remarklable YPJ women (Women’s Protection Units), that fight against ISIS (Daesh) on the front lines in Rojava (western Kurdistan). The main topics of the […]

     
  • Democratic modernity: Era of Woman’s Revolution

    Democratic modernity: Era of Woman’s Revolution

    FEATURED NEWS, WOMEN 8 March 2016 09:57:29 no comments

    Woman’s freedom will play a stabilising and equalising role in forming the new civilisation and she will take her place under respectable, free and equal conditions. To achieve this, the necessary theoretical, programmatic, organisational and implementation work must be done. The reality of woman is a more concrete and analysable […]

     
  • Iranian prosecutor reject medical treatment for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Iranian prosecutor reject medical treatment for Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 6 February 2016 22:42:27 no comments

    The prosecutor of Iran’s city of Khoy has rejected a request by Kurdish female political prisoner Zeyneb Celaliyan (Zeynab Jalalian) to receive medical treatment outside the prison for her severe illnesses, a reliable source told Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN). According to the source, Zeyneb Celaliyan has been suffering from […]

     
  • Three Kurdish female activists murdered in Silopî

    Three Kurdish female activists murdered in Silopî

    WOMEN 6 January 2016 13:20:03 no comments

    ŞIRNEX, ANF ─ It came out that DBP Assembly member Sêvê Demir, Silopi People’s Assembly co-chair Pakize Nayır and KJA activist Fatma Uyar are among the four people murdered by state forces in Şirnex’s Silopî district. Body of another slain civilian is yet to be identified. The four people were […]

     
  • KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    KJAR calls on all women’s rights organizations to join together and struggle against women’s oppression

    WOMEN 20 August 2015 22:14:00 no comments

    The brutal execution – Şehîd Ekîn Wan Turkey’s message to the world was: We are fighting terrorists, we must knock out the IS, but the plan from the begining was fighting against the IS then turn against the PKK (Kurdistan Workers Party). The attacks against IS was an excuse to attack the […]

     
  • Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    Campaign in Latin America for the freedom of Zeyneb Celaliyan

    WOMEN 22 May 2015 12:23:23 no comments

    ANF, BUENOS AIRES ─ The International Kurdish Women’s Movement and the Kurdish Solidarity Committee in Argentina have launched a joint campaign calling for the release of Zeyneb Celaliyan, who is still in prison in Iran despite her illness. Meetings to gain support for the petition with various women’s organisations and […]

     
  • 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 […]