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Support Kurdish and Turkish Trade Unionists Resisting Repression in Turkey

Statement 11.09.2012 – The political situation inside Turkey is rapidly deteriorating with an alarming increase in repression of opposition activists, including trade unionists, and the increasing militarisation of the State’s conflict with the Kurds. Turkish leaders feel that they have the green light from their NATO allies to use increasingly savage repression against their own…

Iran provokes war

Statement 10.05.2012 – On May 9 the death penalty through hanging was carried out against the Kurdish political prisoners Ferzad Kemanger, Eli Heyderiyan, Ferhad Wekili and Sirin Elem Hulu in the torture prison of Evin, not far from the Iranian capital Teheran. We condemn the inhuman and beastly method of murder carried out by the…

Ismet Chérif Vanly – Obituary

 Statement 22.11.2011 – The Gesellschaft for bedrohte Völker (GfbV) mourns the loss of a democrat, scientist and member of our advisory board, Ismet Chérif Vanly (Wanly). He died on the 9th of November 2011 at 4:00, some days before his 87th birthday, in his home in Lausanne. Vanly worked closely with the GfbV at the…

National Solidarity Meeting in Brussels

Statement 22/23.10.2011- The Kurdish National Congress (KNK) organised a two-day meeting named “National Solidarity” between 22-23 October 2011. The meeting has also coincided with a period in which the colonial powers’ attacks on Kurdistan have reached the highest levels. The Turkish government has increased attacks and operations from all fronts to the highest level and…