The Kurdish Women’s Movement in Europe (TJK-E) held protests in Belgium and Australia as part of the “100 reasons to prosecute Erdoğan” campaign.
TJK-E organised a protest in Liege, Belgium, as part of their campaign “100 reasons to prosecute Erdoğan for his femicidal policies”. During the protest a press statement was issued, stating that Kurds, women and other oppressed peoples suffer under the Turkish government.
In Sydney, Australia, the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre Women’s Committee also organised a protest as part of the campaign to address the crimes committed against women by the Turkish state, especially in Afrin (Efrin), Syria. The protestors also demanded an end to the isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan.
“Women’s movements of the world, especially the women of Kurdistan, will be the worst nightmate of dictators like Erdoğan”, said the Women’s Committee in Sydney.
The TJK-E is an international women’s organisation that was founded on 1 November 2014 in Den Haag, Netherlands, by 150 delegates. It is s confederal association of Kurdish women and their friends in Europe, which works in cooperation with various women’s associations, NGOs, parliaments, municipalities and initiatives on the basis of democratic principles.