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Duran Kalkan, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

Comprehensive interview with Duran Kalkan, member of the KCK Executive Council, on the broad topic of self-defense within the society. Kalkan takes several questions to analyze the necessity of organizing self-defense of society on all its levels, in order to form a free life according to Democratic Modernity as an alternative to the current system of Capitalist Modernity. In particular, he examines the situation of Kurdish society and the currently prevailing inadequacies, also on the part of the Kurdish freedom movement.

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Duran Kalkan, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

In this extensive interview Duran Kalkan, member of the Executive Council of the KCK, talks about the role of the CPT in the isolation and torture of Kurdish peoples leader Abdullah Ocalan, the struggle for his physical freedom and how this relates to the overall struggle for the freedom of Kurdistan. Kalkan also assess a recently published statement by the KJK and PAJK on self-defense and explains the current situation of the guerrilla resistance and Turkey’s interests. Among other topics, the interview concludes with the necessity of a struggle for democracy against fascism that goes beyond the limits of legality.

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Mustafa Karasu, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

In-depth interview with Mustafa Karasu, Member of the KCK Executive Council, who answers questions regarding the importance of May 1st and the significance of the month of May for the Kurdish freedom movement in general. He also assesses the situation in Turkey and Northern Kurdistan, now that the new policies after the municipal elections are slowly becoming apparent. Karasu also discusses the latest foreign policy efforts of the Turkish government and the related new threats and talks about the situation of the struggle for Abdullah Öcalans freedom.

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Besê Hozat, Co-Chair Of The KCK Executive Council

New extensive interview with Besê Hozat, co-chair of the KCK Executive Council, in which, in addition to the struggle for the physical freedom of the Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan, she deals primarily with the situation after the municipal elections in Northern Kurdistan and Turkey. Also, she gives a warning to the CHP not to forget where they get their strength from. In addition, Hozat speaks about the vital self-defense of women worldwide, the role of youth in the struggle for democracy and freedom, and the escalations in the Middle East.

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Duran Kalkan, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

Detailed interview with Duran Kalkan, member of the KCK Executive Council, about the municipal elections and the resulting political-social situation. In particular, Kalkan discusses the tasks of the democratic forces in Northern Kurdistan and Turkey and formulates the expectations placed on the CHP. Further more, Kalkan also answers questions regarding the ongoing war in the mountains of Kurdistan, the resistance of the Kurdish youth and the overall situation in the Middle East.

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