Justice for Kurdish women activists assassinated by Turkish secret police

The rally on January 8 called for justice for Kurdish women killed by Turkish secret police. Photo: Peter Boyle.

A rally of members of the Kurdish community and their supporters was held in Sydney on January 8 to demand justice for Sakine Cansız, Leyla Şaylemez and Fidan Doğan, three Kurdish women activists who were assassinated in Paris five years ago by a suspected agent of the Turkish secret police.

There has still been no adequate inquiry into their deaths and the rally, outside the French consulate, called on the French authorities to publicly investigate all the available evidence in this case.

The action was called by the NSW Democratic Kurdish Community Centre and supported by Rojava Solidarity (Sydney).

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