Sakine Cansiz was a Kurdish revolutionary, who was a leading member of the PKK, present at its first congress of 1978. She was imprisoned between 1980 and 1991 for her membership of the PKK. A close associate of Abdullah Ocalan, she was murdered in Paris in 2013.
Founding member of the PKK, revolutionary, feminist, freedom fighter. Sakine Cansiz was many things, in this blog, we reflect upon the life and legacies of the ‘Kurdish Rosa Luxemburg’.Read full article