Women’s organisations launch campaign for political prisoners

Free Women’s Movement (TJA), Kurdish Women’s Movement – Europe (TJK-E), International Women’s Alliance (IWA), Women Democratic Front Pakistan (WDF), Ruba odeh Palestine, Abya Yala Feminists, National Front for Egyptian Women, Moroccan Association for Progressive Women, Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan RAWA, Collective of Support for Women Prisoners in Aragon (CAMPA) launched a campaign called ‘Solidarity keeps us alive’ to demand the release of political prisoners during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

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Grup Yorum member Gökçek dies after ending death fast

Ibrahim Gökçek, bassist of the socialist band Grup Yorum, led a death fast protest for 323 days in protest at the state repression against his group. With the protest, the 39-year-old musician demanded the lifting of the concert ban of Grup Yorum, an end to the police raids against the Idil cultural centre, the release of all imprisoned band members and the cessation of all legal proceedings.

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