WOMEN’S ALLIANCE FOR KURDISTAN, IRAQ AND SYRIA – NEWS BRIEFING FEB 2020

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NEWS BRIEFING February 2020

NEWS

  1. In a powerful speech at the EU parliament in Brussels, mother of slain female Syrian Kurdish politician demands trial of her daughter’s murderers
  2. KJK Coordination denounces the February conspiracy against Abdullah Öcalan
  3. #TheLongMarch for the freedom of Öcalan and the Kurdish people begins alongside 1,400 internationalists
  4. Egregious violations continue against women in Turkish-occupied areas of Northern Syria despite international silence
  5. Renowned Turkish novelist Asli Erdoğan is acquitted of charges in “terror” trial
  6. Turkmen women reject Russian aid, demand an end to Turkish occupation
  7. Armenian woman now at the head of the Euphrates Region Administration
  8. Over 500 women gather to rise for change in Amed (Diyarbakir) despite Turkish police repression
  9. Hundreds of Iraqi women challenge al-Sadr’s call for segregation

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