Parliamentary Launch of the Women’s Initiative for Peace in Afrin.


The Women’s Initiative for Peace in Afrin was launched on Tuesday at a packed meeting in Parliament. An historic event, bringing together women round the world who are struggling for a better and more autonomous life and, at this time, for peace in Syria.The evening was introduced by Dilar Dirik a Kurdish women activist and included speeches of solidarity and support from Thangam Debbonaire MP, Roj Women, Margaret Owen, Rahila Gupta, UNITE International Officer, Peace in Kurdistan Women Alliance, Lord Hilton and many more.

Please see the FaceBook page for more details and for further events.

Peace in Kurdistan
Campaign for a political solution of the Kurdish Question
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Contacts Estella Schmid 020 7586 5892 & Melanie Gingell – Tel: 020 7272 7890
Fax: 020 7263 0596
Patrons: John Austin, Christine Blower, NUT International Secretary, Prof Bill Bowring, Julie Christie, Noam Chomsky, Jeremy Corbyn MP,  Prof Mary Davis, Lord Dholakia, Simon Dubbins, UNITE International Director,  Jill Evans MEP, Lindsey German, Convenor STWC, Melanie Gingell, Rahila Gupta, Nick Hildyard, Dafydd Iwan, Former President Plaid Cymru, James Kelman, Bruce Kent, Jean Lambert MEP, Elfyn Llwyd, Aonghas MacNeacail, Scottish Gaelic poet, Mike Mansfield QC, Doug Nicholls, General Secretary, GFTU, Dr. Jessica Ayesha Northey, International Coordinator, Green Party of England and Wales;; Sinn Fein MLA Conor Murphy, Dr Thomas Jeffrey Miley, Kate Osamor MP, Margaret Owen OBE, Gareth Peirce, Maxine Peake, Lord Rea, Joe Ryan, Stephen Smellie, Steve Sweeney, Dr Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Dr Tom Wakeford, Dr Derek Wall, Julie Ward MEP, Hywel Williams MP.

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