“With this campaign, – we can read – we want to draw attention to the AKP and Erdoğan’s feminicidal policies”
The “100 reasons to condemn the dictator” campaign has started: it is launched by the TJK-E which, in a press release, announces that it wants to collect 100,000 signatures to bring to the fore the reasons for opposing abuses of power, violence and Turkish injustice. “With this campaign, – we can read – we want to draw attention to the AKP and Erdoğan’s feminicidal policies”
«As the Kurdish Women’s Movement in Europe (TJK-E), we launch the “100 reasons to condemn the dictator” campaign and we rebel against the main perpetrator of these crimes, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. We want to collect 100,000 signatures to bring to the fore the 100 reasons for opposing the dictator and his mercenaries, the military and the police: against abuses of power, against violence and injustice. With this campaign, we want to draw attention to the feminicidal policies of the AKP and Erdoğan. We want justice». With these words opens the press release of the Movement of Kurdish Women in Europe (TJK-E) which announces the launch of a signature collection campaign to draw attention to the AKP and Erdoğan’s feminicidal policies.
«From the recent history of humanity – we can still read – we know that nothing has led to more catastrophes than dictatorial regimes. From the Armenian genocide to the Holocaust, from the colonizers’ genocides against indigenous peoples in the Americas to the massacres in places like the Middle East (including Kurdistan), humanity has had to face all kinds of genocides, especially in the last two centuries “.
The definitions of dictatorship and genocide, as enshrined in the United Nations Convention and according to international legal standards, “give us reason enough to suggest that Erdoğan is a dictator and that he should be tried for his crimes against women. From 2009 to today – denounces the Movement – thousands of women have been persecuted and killed by the Turkish regime: the comrades of the Kurdish Women’s Movement.