Sarah Glynn backgrounds a notorious show trial in Turkey that could send 108 leading members of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) — the third largest party in the Turkish parliament — to life imprisonment
One hundred and eight leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party — the third largest party in the Turkish parliament — will face a show trial on April 26 that could see them imprisoned for life, reports Sarah Glynn.
Australian feminist and socialist activist Coral Wynter was among the speakers at a protest to condemn Turkey’s murder of women activists in Kobane, in north-east Syria/Rojava.
Kurdish community members and supporters gathered on July 27 to celebrate the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution in northern Syria.
Kurdish solidarity activists rallied in Sydney on November 4, World Kobane Day.
Green Left Weekly hosted a screening of the film Kurdistan: Women at War on March 9 to celebrate International Women’s Day. The film, directed by Mylene Sauloy, follows the historical development of the Women’s Protection Units (YPJ) and other similar groups defending and transforming their communities across Northern Syria.
"Northern Syria’s Feminist Revolution" is the title of a one-day seminar to be held at Victoria University on November 4.
It is being jointly organised by the Kurdish Democratic Community Centre of Victoria, the Kurdish Women’s League of Victoria and the Australians for Kurdistan solidarity group. It is also sponsored by Victoria University’s Community, Identity and Displacement Research Network.