Güven has been vocal about the plight of Kurdish people.
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”
The Turkish constitutional court said the detention of Selahattin Demirtas is in violation of his rights to liberty and security provided by the country’s constitution. He has been in jail since November 2016
‘Sisters Standing Strong’ – the 2020 Women’s Conference of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in London was attended by 150 delegates representing 34 unions in the United Kingdom
In the latest episode, Peoples Dispatch reports on violent repression on the protesters of Swaziland and Turkey, and also a rare success of migrant workers in Qatar.
Many Kurdish lawmakers, journalists and civilian protesters suffered injuries at the hands of the riot police. Tear gas bombs, batons and high pressure water cannons were used to suppress the protests.
The three mayors, alleged to have links with the banned Kurdistan Workers’ Party, will be replaced by state-appointed governors. Protests broke out in the cities of Diyarbakir, Van and Mardin over the incident
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.
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