Abdullah Öcalan
Former Kurdish parliamentarian Leyla Güven sentenced to over 22 years in jail

Leyla Güven, a former member of parliament, was tried and sentenced for her alleged membership of the banned Kurdish Workers Party (PKK) and on the charge of disseminating “terrorist propaganda”

Turkey halts offensive in northeast Syria after deal with Russia

As per the Russia-Turkey agreement, Russian and Turkish forces will jointly patrol the 120-km region between Ras al-Ain and Tal Abyad while Kurdish YPG units will move 30 km away from the border

Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 27

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.

Kurdish hunger strike ends in victory

After successfully breaking the isolation of political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan, Kurdish activists have ended their hunger strike

Thousands of Kurds continue hunger strike in support of Abdullah Öcalan

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.

Around_the_world_ep_13 Around the World in 8 Minutes: Episode 13

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.

Kurdish hunger striker Zülküf Gezen takes his life, police attack funeral

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

15,000 take to the streets in Paris in memory of murdered Kurdish activists 15,000 take to the streets in Paris in memory of murdered Kurdish activists

Sakine Cansiz, Fidan Dogan (Rojbîn) and Leyla Saylemez were killed in Paris in 2013. Investigations pointed to the involvement of the Turkish state and its intelligence agency

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