Conference on Democracy, Self-Determination and Liberation of Peoples

Held at the European Parliament, 23 September 2013. The final outcomes of the conference, set out in a declaration, are published below.

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European Parliament
Brussels, Belgium
September 23, 2013

BRUSSELS, Belgium—Over a hundred representatives from various countries, civil society groups and grassroots organizations gathered at the European Parliament to hold the Conference on Democracy, Self-Determination and Liberation of Peoples last September 23, 2013. Organized by the offices of Members of the European Parliament Jürgen Klute and Iñaki Irazabalbeitia, IBON International and KONKURD (Confederation of Kurdish Associations in Europe), the conference aims to reaffirm the fundamental principles enshrined in the various UN declarations on the collective rights of peoples to self-determination and liberation.

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GUE/NGL Group of the European Parliament condemns the assassination of three Kurdish activists in Paris

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Le Groupe GUE/NGL du Parlement  Européen condamne  l’assassinat de trois activistes kurdes à Paris

GUE/NGL Group of the European Parliament condemns the  assassination of three Kurdish activists in Paris

(English text  follows below)

Brussels, 10/01/2013

“Je n’ai pas de mot pour  exprimer l’horreur et la tristesse que je ressens face à ce crime. Rojbin  Fidan Dogan a été la première personne à m’avoir parlé de la question kurde.  Elle était la joie de vivre personnifiée. Je n’oublierai jamais son sourire.  Toute ma solidarité et ma compassion va aux familles des victimes”, affirme Marie-Christine VERGIAT, députée européenne française  du GUE/NGL (Front de Gauche).”Les Kurdes Continue reading