december 05, 2022

The Protests Must Not Stop Until the CPT Makes a Statement and the Lawyers Meet With Leader Apo!

Önder Apo’s lawyers have recently stated that the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment… read more

november 26, 2022

Let’s Increase the Struggle by Resisting with the Spirit of the PKK!

We are approaching the 44th anniversary of our party, the PKK, whose struggle has re-established the existence of the people of Kurdistan,… read more

november 20, 2022

Our People Must Rise Up Everywhere

The genocidal, colonialist Turkish state carried out intensive airstrikes against South Kurdistan, Rojava, East Kurdistan and the Medya… read more

november 15, 2022

Istanbul Attack Shows That AKP-MHP are Pursuing New Malicious Plans

On November 13, 2022, many people were killed and injured in an explosion on the Istiklal Street in Istanbul. We are deeply saddened by the… read more

november 13, 2022

The Struggle Against the Chemical Attacks of the Turkish State Must be Increased!

After the latest statements and calls of the guerrilla command and our movement regarding the use of chemical weapons by the… read more

october 27, 2022

Everybody Needs to Take Action Against the Chemical Weapons Attacks!

After the HPG recently announced that 17 guerrillas were massacred with chemical weapons in Zap, Metina and Avaşin and published… read more

october 22, 2022

Let Us Raise Our Voices Against the Chemical Weapons Attacks!

The Turkish army has been using chemical weapons against the Freedom Guerrilla for years. Recently, 17 members of the Kurdistan… read more

october 15, 2022

KCK Congratulates Dr. Abdullatif Reşid on His Election as Iraqi President

Although one year has passed since the elections, we consider the election of the Iraqi President by the parliament as a positive and… read more

october 12, 2022

Turkish Ambassador to Baghdad Takes Responsibility for Murders in South Kurdistan

Four days ago, the Turkish ambassador to Baghdad Ali Rıza Güney visited Hewlêr [Erbil] and held talks with Masrour Barzani and Massoud… read more

october 07, 2022

Let us Wage our Struggle at the Highest Possible Level in Order to Defeat the International Conspiracy!

Twenty-four years have passed since the International Conspiracy against the Kurdish people and their struggle for existence took place inread more

october 01, 2022

Iran Needs to Take Steps to Solve its Problems

Since Iranian state forces tortured and murdered the Kurdish woman Jîna Emînî, many people have lost their lives as a result of the Iranian… read more

september 25, 2022

KCK Condemns Pashinyan Government

Our friends Leheng (Atilla Çiçek) and Alişer (Hüseyin Yıldırım), who were allegedly captured by the Turkish state in an operation, have… read more

september 05, 2022

We Congratulate the Guerrilla on its Successful Resistance Against the Turkish Occupying Army

Last night, the Kurdistan Freedom Guerrilla resisting against the occupying Turkish army has struck yet another big blow to the enemy by… read more

august 30, 2022

Our People Must Develop Self-Defense Everywhere Against the Attacks!

On August 28, 2022, the genocidal colonialist Turkish state murdered Suheyl Xurşid Eziz, a patriot from South Kurdistan [North Iraq] and… read more

august 13, 2022

The August 15 Offensive Still Continues

We would like to congratulate all peoples, women and all those resisting, especially Leader Apo [Abdullah Öcalan], the guerrilla and the… read more

august 12, 2022

It Has Become Possible to Deal a Fatal Blow to the Turkish State

In the occupation and genocide attacks carried out by the fascist Turkish state in North and East Syria and South Kurdistan/Iraq the most… read more

august 01, 2022

The Kurds and the People of Şengal Will Never Forget the Massacre and Will Continue to Demand Accountability

On the 8th anniversary of the massacre committed against our Êzidî people in Şengal [Sinjar], we condemn it once again and… read more

july 21, 2022

We Will Hold Those Responsible for the Zaxo Massacre to Account!

As of July 20, 2022, the invasion attacks against Southern Kurdistan by the murderous and occupying fascist Turkish state in partnership… read more

july 19, 2022

We Will Realize the Ideal of a Common Life of the Suruç Martyrs

We commemorate with respect and gratitude all the martyrs of revolution and democracy in the person of the 33 members of the Socialist… read more

july 17, 2022

It is Everyone’s Duty to Defend the Rojava Revolution Against the Occupation

We congratulate all the peoples of Rojava and North and East Syria, women, youth and all the peoples of the world on the 10th anniversary… read more

july 13, 2022

We Call on Everybody to Develop an Even Better Understanding of the July 14 Resistance

We celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Great Hunger Strike Resistance of July 14th, commemorate all the martyrs of revolution and… read more

june 17, 2022

Take a stand against the genocidal attacks!

On June 15, 2022, the Turkish state bombed the Sinunê People’s Council numerous times, which belongs to the Democratic Autonomousread more

may 31, 2022

The Spirit of June 1 Will Lead to Victory

We congratulate our people, all revolutionary-democratic forces and resisting humanity on the anniversary of the June 1 [2004] Offensive,read more

may 28, 2022

The Turkish State and the KDP are Responsible for the Massacre in Bamernê

On May 26, the Turkish state bombed Kurds in Bamernê (Amedi) who had gathered there for a picnic. Three people died, including tworead more

may 22, 2022

On the Murder of the Kurdish Patriot Zeki Çelebi in Süleymaniye

Due to the dirty collaboration of the Turkish MIT and the KDP-controlled Parastin [secret service], Zeki Çelebi, a patriot living in Süleymaniyeread more

may 15, 2022

On Kurdish Language Day: Fighting for One´s Language Means Fighting for One’s own Identity and Existence

Mother tongue education is an absolutely legitimate right. In the same way, it is an indispensable right andread more

april 30, 2022

On May 1, Let`s Take a Stand Together Against the AKP-MHP Occupation Attacks!

We congratulate the international working class, all working people, peoples and women who are fighting for freedom and democracy onread more

april 23, 2022

Call of the KCK Foreign Relations Committee to the Iraqi Government

Within the framework of its genocidal war against our people, the fascist Turkish state has started new attacks on April 17, 2022. The fascistread more

april 22, 2022

It is Time to Stand with the Guerrilla and Strengthen the Resistance!

With the attacks on Zap that started on April 14, 2022, the war of the genocidal and colonialist Turkish state has entered a new phase. Theread more

april 19, 2022

Together the Guerrilla and the People Will Repel the Turkish State’s Attack

After every visit of KDP representatives to Turkey, the Turkish state attacks the Kurdistan Freedom Movement. Therefore, it is not aread more

april 16, 2022

The Prisoners Need Support!

Without interruption, the genocidal, colonialist Turkish state and the fascist AKP-MHP government arrest all people who are fighting for theread more

march 30, 2022

April 4 Proclaims the Good News of a Free Life

On the occasion of Rêber Apo’s [Abdullah Öcalan’s] birthday on April 4, we congratulate in particular the Kurdish people, all Kurdish womenread more

march 26, 2022

KDP Participation in Occupation Attack Would Mean Attack on Status of South Kurdistan

This year’s Newroz was celebrated by millions of people in all four partsread more

march 23, 2022

Newroz 2022: The Goal and Line of Resistance for the Year 2022 are Clear

Our people and our friends have flocked to the streets and squares in all four parts of Kurdistan and all over the world, especially in North Kurdistan… read more

march 18, 2022

Everybody Needs to Join this Year`s Newroz for the Liberation of Rêber Apo

We remember all Newroz martyrs with respect and gratitude. Şehits [fallen] like Mazlum Doğan, Zekiye Alkan, Rahşan Demirel, Ronahî andread more

march 16, 2022

All those responsible for massacres like Halabja will be held accountable!

As the Kurdistan Freedom Movement, we condemn the massacre perpetrated with chemical weapons by the Iraqi Baath regime in Halabja… read more

march 08, 2022

The Revolution in Kurdistan is a Women´s Revolution!

As the Kurdistan Freedom Movement, we celebrate March 8, the World Day of Working Women. Based on the belief that the liberation of… read more

february 21, 2022

Let us protect our language and identity!

On today’s 23rd International Mother Language Day, we congratulate Rêber Apo [Abdullah Öcalan], who has allowed nothing to prevent… read more

february 15, 2022

Let’s defeat the International Conspiracy!

Within the framework of the International Conspiracy, our leader [Abdullah Öcalan] was illegally kidnapped and handed over to the… read more

february 04, 2022

No Attack Will Be Able to Bring Our People to Their Knees

The Turkish state has clearly realized that it cannot maintain its genocidal colonialism in North Kurdistan as long as the Rojava self-administration… read more

december 30, 2021

Desmond Tutu Will Live On in a Free and Democratic Kurdistan

It is with great sadness that we recently learned that Desmond Tutu has passed away. Desmond Tutu was one of the most important actors… read more

december 08, 2021

The Murderers of Merwan Bedel Will Be Brought to Justice

The genocidal, colonialist Turkish state has committed yet another massacre. It attacked the co-chair of the Executive Council of… read more

december 06, 2021

We Greet the Protests of the Students in South Kurdistan

Since November 21, the students of South Kurdistan have been protesting for the fulfilment of their legitimate demands and have refused… read more

december 05, 2021

Let’s Make the Fight for Rêber Apo’s Freedom Even More Manifold

The Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has expressed in its recent decision that the imposition of the aggravated life sentence … read more

november 07, 2021

Let’s Increase our Struggle Against the Isolation and Torture System on Imrali!

Rêber Apo [Abdullah Öcalan] has been held in severe solitary confinement for 23 years. Since July 2011, that is, for ten years now, he has been… read more

november 05, 2021

We Call for International Investigations in the Guerrilla Areas of South Kurdistan

A genocide is being committed against the Kurdish people before the eyes of the world public. Yet the entire world is simply watching in silence… read more

october 07, 2021

23 Years too Many: Let`s Increase our Struggle for Önder Apo`s Freedom!

Filled with great anger, we condemn the International Conspiracy of October 9, 1998, which was perpetrated against Önder Apo [Abdullah Öcalan] and thus… read more

september 20, 2021

Use of Chemical Weapons: Turkish Government Needs to be Put on Trial

The HPG (People’s Defense Forces) stated in an official statement that the Turkish state has been attacking the guerrilla areas in South Kurdistan with… read more

september 19, 2021

“The Murder of our Comrade Şükrü Serhat in Süleymaniye is Part of the Genocidal Policy of the Turkish State”

Our comrade Şükrü Serhat, who dedicated his entire life to the struggle for freedom and was most recently active as a member of… read more

september 11, 2021

Our Goal is the Defeat of AKP-MHP Fascism and the Liberation of Önder Apo!

One year has passed since the launch of our offensive “Stop Isolation, Occupation and Fascism – Time for Freedom” on September 12, 2020. In the past year… read more

september 06, 2021

Taking a Stance Against KDP Attacks

The KDP recently attacked a group of seven guerrilla fighters who were on their way to a guerrilla-controlled area. Only a few weeks earlier… read more

august 31, 2021

KCK Statement on Explosion in Ezidi Refugee Camp

In the late evening hours of August 30, 2021, an explosion occurred in the Qadiya refugee camp in the Zaxo region of the Kurdistan Region Iraq… read more

august 23, 2021

Let’s Break the Silence on Turkish War Crimes!

We hereby condemn the attack by Turkish warplanes on a hospital in the village of Sikêniyê in the Sinjar region, where civilians were being treated… read more

august 18, 2021

No Free Êzidîxan Without Resistance!

The Turkish state has proven that it is an ally of the Islamic State (IS) through its renewed attacks on Sinjar. Its fighter jets bombed the car in which… read more

august 13, 2021

38 Years After August 15, Genocidal Colonialism Will Finally Be Defeated

We salute Rêber Apo [Abdullah Öcalan], who launched the August 15 offensive, thereby awakening the Kurdish people from their death sleep and thus… read more

august 04, 2021

“Reports that the Forest Fires in Turkey were set by Kurds and the PKK are a Lie”

Forest fires have recently broken out in many places in Turkey, especially in the Aegean and Mediterranean regions. They have resulted in the loss… read more

august 02, 2021

The Self-Administration and Self-Defense Forces of the Ezidis Must Be Recognized

Seven years ago, on August 3, 2014, the Islamic State (IS) committed a genocide in Sinjar, the Ezidis’ center of life. Thousands of Ezidi Kurds were murdered… read more

july 31, 2021

Preventing a War Between the KDP and the Guerrilla

For 100 days, the attacks of the Turkish state on the Medya Defense Zones have been going on. The guerrilla resists against these attacks, which are… read more

july 22, 2021

The Repression and Genocide Attacks Against the Kurds Will Not Go Unanswered

In the past few days, attacks against Kurds have taken place in various cities in Turkey. We express our condolences to the family of Hakim Dal, who was… read more

july 17, 2021

“The Rojava Revolution has Changed the Middle East Fundamentally”

On the 9th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution, we remember all the fighters and commanders who fell as martyrs during the revolution… read more

june 16, 2021

“We Welcome the Launch of the `Defend Kurdistan` Initiative”

For almost two months, heavy fighting has been going on between the guerrilla – this selfless force of the Kurdish people`s struggle for freedom – and… read more

june 12, 2021

Let`s Recognize the Seriousness of the Situation and Take Action!

While heavy fighting is taking place between the guerrilla and the Turkish army in Metina, Avaşin and Zap, the KDP (Kurdistan Democratic Party) is… read more

june 06, 2021

Taking a Joint Stance Against the Cooperation of the KDP with the Turkish State

The KDP has recently begun an operation aimed at encircling the guerrilla areas. This operation comes as the fighting between the guerrilla and… read more

june 02, 2021

The Spirit of Gezi and the Kurdish People’s Struggle Will Bring about a Democratic Turkey and a Free Kurdistan

Today is the 18th anniversary of the June 1, 2004 offensive. On this occasion, we would like to remember all our martyrs who played a role in… read more

june 02, 2021

Urgent Call for all International Ecological, Environmental and Human Rights Organizations

The Turkish attacks on South Kurdistan (North Iraq) are not only a human catastrophe, but also lead to a massive ecological disaster. Turkey`s aim is to occupy… read more

may 05, 2021

The Guerrilla Defends all of Kurdistan

The genocidal, fascist AKP-MHP government has been carrying out an occupation attack against the Medya Defense Zones for 13 days now. Its goal… read more

april 28, 2021

Let`s Increase our Struggle for Building a World Where Every Day is a New May 1st

We would like to congratulate all workers of the world and the Middle East and all Kurdish workers on the occasion of May 1st… read more

april 25, 2021

On the Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide a New Genocidal Attack against the Kurds Unfolds

In the evening hours of April 23, the Turkish state launched a full-scale attack on the Medya Defense Zones which are controlled… read more

april 21, 2021

US Department of State`s Immoral Decree on PKK Leadership Needs to be Revoked

On April 20, 2021, the US Department of State renewed a decision it had previously taken concerning three Kurdish revolutionaries… read more

april 03, 2021

Let`s Turn Everywhere into a Place of Struggle for the Freedom of our Leader Abdullah Öcalan

We wish the Kurdish people and women and all peoples a happy birthday of our Leader Abdullah Öcalan on April 4. We celebrate… read more

march 30, 2021

The HBDH Carries on the Tradition of Mahir Çayan and his Comrades

On March 30, 1972, Mahir Çayan and nine of his comrades fell martyr in the village Kızıldere (Tokat/Niksar, Turkey). This resulted from… read more

march 22, 2021

Need for Constant Protests for Freedom of our Leader Abdullah Öcalan

This year`s Newroz was celebrated in a historic way in all the four parts of Kurdistan and abroad. The Newroz celebrations have increased the spirit… read more

march 17, 2021

Newroz 2021: Let`s Crush the Isolation and Free our Leader Abdullah Öcalan

The people of Kurdistan and the Middle East are about to celebrate another historic Newroz. We commemorate all Newroz martyrs… read more

march 16, 2021

Protests Need to Continue until Face-to-Face Meeting with our Leader Abdullah Öcalan

Based on statements made by a MHP member of the Turkish parliament certain claims regarding the health of our leader Abdullah Öcalan… read more

march 05, 2021

Women will Uproot the AKP-MHP Government

We congratulate everybody on the International Women`s Day and commemorate all women who have fallen as martyrs in the struggle against male hegemony. March 8th is the day on which we pass from the winter of male domination… read more

march 03, 2021

KDP Needs to Refrain from Handing over Kurdish Politicians and Revolutionaries to Turkey

The KDP has handed over yet another Kurdish politician to the Turkish state. Because of his political activism Ömer Bartan, who was arrested by the KDP… read more

february 14, 2021

The Genocidal Policy of the Turkish State was Defeated in Garê

Similar to the attack on the Zap region on February 21, 2008, an occupation attack was was recently started against the Medya Defense Zones. For four days, more than 50 fighter jets and dozens of helicopters bombed the Garê region… read more

february 13, 2021

This Year, We Will Liberate our Leader and Kurdistan

The international conspiracy against our Leader Abdullah Öcalan which took place on February 15, 1999, constitutes an attack against the freedom struggle of the Kurdish people as a whole. We commemorate all those who have fallen martyr… read more

february 11, 2021

We Call on Our People to Resist Against the Occupation

Shortly after the visit of the Turkish War Minister and the general chief of staff to Iraq and South Kurdistan, the genocidal, colonialist Turkish army has started an attack on the Gare region. This operation aims at occupying… read more

january 23, 2021

DAESH Baghdad Attacks Follow Turkish Defense Minister`s Iraq Visit

We strongly condemn the brutal attack that was carried out in Iraq`s capital Baghdad on January 21. May those killed in this attack rest in peace. We also wish all the wounded a quick recovery… read more

january 08, 2021

January has turned into the `Month of Female Martyrs`

We remember with respect our comrades Sara, Rojbin and Ronahi and renew our promise to put into practice their dream of a free Kurdistan, a democratic Turkey and a democratic Middle East based on women`s freedom… read more

december 23, 2020

The arrest of Leyla Güven exposes the reality of the Turkish State

Tens of MPs and mayors, hundreds of leading HDP members and thousands of democratic politicians find themselves imprisoned in Turkey. The arrest of tens of thousands of politicians demonstrate the hostility against… read more

december 16, 2020

KDP`s Perception Operation Harms Kurdish Unity

KDP media outlets and the prime minister of the Kurdish Region of Iraq (KRI), Mesrur Barzani, have recently intensified their anti-propaganda and perception operations against our Freedom Movement… read more

december 10, 2020

Mesrur Barzani Legitimizes Turkish Occupation

During yesterday`s press conference Mesrur Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, distorted a variety of recent events. The KDP failed to protect the Ezidi population against the IS attacks in 2014 and left it to its plight… read more

november 27, 2020

For the PKK, Challenges Motivate Struggle

On the occasion of the 42nd anniversary of PKK, we would like to congratulate our leader Abdullah Öcalan, our people, and all those pursuing the resistance in the mountains, valleys, prisons, and on the streets… read more

november 06, 2020

Response to US DOS Statement

On November 4, 2020, KDP armed forces started an operation against the Gare region. Kurdistan Freedom Guerrillas took all the necessary measures to avoid an armed conflict. But unfortunately, KDP forces’ insistence… read more

november 05, 2020

Mesud Barzani Seeks Pretext for a New War

The commander of the People’s Defense Forces (HPG), Murat Karayilan, had previously declared in a public statement that the KDP was deploying military forces in order to encircle the guerrilla. He had stressed… read more

october 27, 2020

Turkish State and KDP are Biggest Threat to KRG Security

The Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iraq has embarked on a widespread smear campaign against our Freedom Movement. They don`t fall short of distorting the facts in order to mislead the public opinion… read more

october 24, 2020

The Two Kurdish Youths Must be Released Immediately

On June 17, 2019, two Kurdish youths who allegedly shot a high-ranking officer of the Turkish secret service MIT in a restaurant in Erbil were sentenced to death in a show trial. The decision of the south Kurdish court… read more

october 11, 2020

Any Agreement That Does not Include the Democratic Autonomous Administration of Sinjar is Unacceptable

On October 9, the Iraqi government and the government of South Kurdistan issued a statement declaring they have mutually agreed on the future of Sinjar… read more

october 09, 2020

We Support the Oct. 10 “Global Action Day for the Freedom of Abdullah Öcalan”

The intention of the international conspiracy in 1998 was to obstruct our Freedom Movement which was showing remarkable progress based on the new paradigm of Abdullah Öcalan. Today, in all four parts of Kurdistan… read more