Event: The KCK prosecutions and resisting Kurdish Politics

Peace Council: Britain along with the Kurdish Studies and Student Organisation are holding a seminar next week, called ‘The KCK prosecutions and resisting Kurdish Politics’.

The panel will focus on the on-going KCK prosecutions in Turkey which have seen the arrest and prosecution of thousands of Kurdish politicians, lawyers, deputies, counsellors, human rights activists, academics, journalists and many more members of civil society organisations. Continue reading

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Event: Open discussion on the ‘Road Map to Negotiations’

PEACE IN KURDISTAN CAMPAIGN invites you to an

OPEN DISCUSSION ON THE “ROAD MAP TO NEGOTIATIONS” –

 towards a political solution to the Kurdish question in Turkey

Wednesday, 16 May 2012, 6.30-8.30pm

Garden Court Chambers, 57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ

(Holborn tube station) Continue reading

Come to Trafalgar Square and show your support for the Kurdish hunger strikers!

Twenty Kurdish activists in London began a hunger strike yesterday, Wednesday 14 March at 8am in Trafalgar Square. The action, organised by Fedbir, the Kurdish Federation UK, will continue until the 17th of March, in parallel with similar actions which have been taking place within Turkey and across Europe.

They need your support! Come down to Trafalgar Square to show solidarity for the hundreds of activists on hunger strike, as well as the thousands of political prisoners in Turkey!

Organised by Fedbir, Kurdish Federation UK.
For further information, contact:
knklondon@gn.apc.org, 0207 272 4131 or
M Aksoy: 07506 702 697

Kurdish political activists begin hunger strike in London

View a statement on the hunger strike by Kurdish Federation UK: London hunger strike activists state their demands

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For immediate release

12.3.12

Several Kurdish activists in London will begin a five-day hunger strike Wednesday 14 March at 8am, in protest against increasing repression in Turkey. Continue reading