Interviews

Here all recent interviews are featured.

Besê Hozat, Co-Chair Of The KCK Executive Council

In this comprehensive interview Besê Hozat, co-chair of the KCK Executive Council, answers questions regarding Erdogan’s foreign policy endeavors, including the relationship between him and Assad, the developments in the war in southern Kurdistan and in particular the role of Iraq in the Turkish war concept, as well as the significance of July 14. Among other topics, Hozat talks above all about the games the Turkish state is trying to play with Rêber Apo as the representative of the Kurdish people.

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Sozdar Avesta, Member Of The Presidential Council Of The KCK

In this excerpt of an interview with Sozdar Avesta, member of the Presidential Council of the KCK, talks about the historical significance of the resistance of July 14. In addition, she analyses the guerrilla resistance and, in particular, the threat to Southern Kurdistan from Turkish attacks and the betrayal by the Barzani family. Among other things, Avesta also goes into detail about the situation of the Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Ocalan and the responsibility of women in the revolution.

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Duran Kalkan, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

In this in-depth interview, Duran Kalkan, member of the KCK Executive Council, talks about the latest concrete developments in the contested areas of Zap and Metina and the role played by the KDP and the Iraqi state, as well as ISIS mercenaries deployed by the Turkish state. Kalkan also addresses the spread of misinformation and evaluates the attacks on Syrian refugees in Turkey. He also addresses other topics such as the relationship between Erdogan and Assad, as well as the situation of the Kurdish peoples leader, Abdullah Ocalan.

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Zilar Stêrk, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

Excerpt from a comprehensive interview with Zilar Stêrk, member of the KCK Executive Council. She deals in detail with the question of the significance of the self-sacrificing action of Zeyneb Kinaci (nom de guerre: Zilan) then, as well as today. She also emphasizes that the struggle that Zilan carried out for the Kurdish peoples leader Abdullah Ocalan back then is needed today more urgently than ever.

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Mustafa Karasu, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

In this conclusive interview Mustafa Karasu, member of the KCK Executive Council, initially addresses the topic of the fires in northern Kurdistan that have been deliberately provoked by the Turkish state. Alongside this, he also talks about the pseudo-debate surrounding ‘normalization’ in Turkey and analyses the actually necessary attitude of the democratic forces in Turkey at the moment. In addition to the massive increase in the use of poison gas by the Turkish military, Karasu also assesses a number of other important issues, like the global campaign for the physical freedom of Kurdish peoples leader Abdullah Ocalan.

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Duran Kalkan, Member Of The KCK Executive Council

Comprehensive interview with member of the KCK Executive Council, Duran Kalkan. He answers questions regarding the struggle for the physical freedom of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Ocalan, the recent shooting down of several Turkish UCAVs, and the domestic political situation in Turkey. Kalkan also addresses, among other topics, how the Turkish government is trampling on the will of the people and what the role of the youth is.

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Interview With The KCK Ecology Committee

Summarizing interview with a member of the KCK Ecology Committee on the occasion of June 5, which has been regarded as World Ecology Day since 1972. The interview deals with the climate crisis, where it comes from and who is responsible for it. In addition, on behalf of the Ecology Committee, a self-critical analysis is made of the shortcomings in the struggle for an ecological solution to date and the perspectives for the future.

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