Scores of Iraqis have been killed since Turkish forces launched their so-called Operation Claw Lock in Iraqi Kurdistan in April, allegedly to fight the Kurdish Workers Party (PKK)
Güven has been vocal about the plight of Kurdish people.
The protesters, mostly government employees and unemployed youth, are demanding timely disbursal of their delayed salaries and employment
The attack by Turkey on the Kurdish forces in northeast Syria with the approval of the US has already led to the death of 14 civilians and threatens the councils, communes and self-managed cooperatives built as part of a multi-ethnic project in Rojava
Peoples Dispatch takes a look into the Argentinian feminist movement for legal abortion and the victory of Kurdish hunger strikers. Also, we report on the teachers’ strike in New Zealand.
After successfully breaking the isolation of political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan, Kurdish activists have ended their hunger strike
It’s been 199 days since MP Leyla Güven began her hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan, and Kurds from around the world have joined the protest in solidarity.
Erol Polat of the Kurdish National Congress spoke to Peoples Dispatch in Venezuela about the current struggles facing the Kurdish people who organize within Kurdish territories and in exile
In this episode we look into death of Kurdish political prisoner Zülküf Gezen, Aurat Azadi March in Pakistan and Venezuelan opposition’s attempt to occupy consulate building in United States.
Thousands of Kurdish leaders and militants have been on a hunger strike to demand an end to the isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan, incarcerated on the Imrali island prison for the past 20 years