Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity!


URGENT CALL FOR ACTION Global Rally against ISIS – for Kobanê – for Humanity! Date for the Global Rally: 1 November 2014, 2pm ISIS launched a major multi-front military campaign against the Kurdish region of Kobanê in northern Syria. This is the third ISIS onslaught on Kobanê since March 2014. As the ISIS was unsuccessful […] read more

On October 29th, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, Women's News by

Kurdish women in solidarity with Nigerian girls


International Kurdish Women Movement’s Office in Zurich has released a statement strongly condemning the kidnapping of more than 200 girls in Nigeria and their being threatened with being sold into slavery. The International Kurdish Women Movement’s Office emphasized that “we consider this attack of some Islamist groups -which show up with slogans such as ‘according […] read more

On May 11th, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, KJK Agenda by

There is a need for a new institutionalising of Islam in Kurdistan


Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan has sent a message to the Kurdistan Democratic Islamic Congress. In the message he talks of a pluralist, democratic, equal and free Islamic unity, adding: “there is an urgent need for a constant, new institutionalising of Islam in Kurdistan, as is also the case in all Muslim lands.” Öcalan stressed […] read more

On May 10th, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, Freedom Leader by

May Day message from Abdullah Ocalan


Although there is now an unprecedented need for socialism, the lack of a socialist ideology and practice is an expression of the crisis of socialism at least as much as of a crisis of capitalism. The crisis of socialism is not based on objective causes, but on subjective factors, a lack of a consistent awareness […] read more

On April 30th, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, Freedom Leader by

Kurdish Women’s movement launches campaign for release of Öcalan


The Kurdish Women’s Movement umbrella organisation (KJB), has announced the start of a new campaign calling for the freedom of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan. The KJB has issued a written statement, saying: “We are launching a campaign of resistance on 4 April entitled ‘Women in action for the freedom of the leadership”. The KJB […] read more

On April 2nd, 2014, posted in: KJK Press Releases, KJKONLINE by

Happy Newroz from the FARC-EP Peace Delegation in Havana


The peace delegation of Colombian guerrillas, the FARC-EP currently in Havana when negotiations with the Colombian government are taking place, has sent a message to the Kurdish people celebrating Newroz. The peace negotiations in Havana have been going on for over a year now in the Cuban capital. Progress is slow, but the FARC are […] read more

On March 21st, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, KJK Agenda by

The test ended, it’s time for negotiation


To all those friends whose heart is ablaze with the fire of Newroz for peace and freedom! Merhaba! I greet our people who have transformed the Newroz fire into an awakening and a festival of democracy in Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilisations. I convey my love through you to all the youth and women of […] read more

On March 21st, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, Freedom Leader by

Biji Kurdistan! Biji Newroz! Biji Euskal Herria!


Lawyer Jonan Lekue, from the international department of Basque party Sortu, has been a very “usual” guest in the Newroz celebrations. His knowledge of Kurdistan and the Kurdish issue has to do also with his collaboration for years with the Kurdish movement in the work towards a just and lasting peace both in the Basque […] read more

On March 20th, 2014, posted in: KJKONLINE, KJK Agenda by

Jineology conference in Cologne


Jineology: Radical Thinking and Constructing from the Women’s Perspective”, is the title of the conference which will be held in Cologne from February 28th to March 2nd at the University of the German city. The aim of the conference is to question and deconstruct the ruling sciences and their patriarchal and capitalist structures and to […] read more

On February 28th, 2014, posted in: Jineoloji, KJKONLINE by

The Women Of Rojava Have Broken Their Chains – Part II


Jina Zekioğlu interviews members of a 6-women committee from the Cizîre Canton in Rojava recently on a visit to Diyarbakir. The committee is meeting with various local organizations in an attempt to develop joint-projects and to improve cooperation between women’s organizations in Rojava and North Kurdistan.  Zekioğlu spoke with the six women – Necah, Axin, […] read more

On February 23rd, 2014, posted in: Jineoloji, KJKONLINE by