Imprisoned for singing in Kurdish: support Nûdem Durak
Thursday, 27 August 2015 – 15:38

This year, Kurdish singer Nûdem Durak was sentenced to ten and a half years in prison. She was arrested and imprisoned on 22nd April 2015. Her family say she was falsely convicted of being a member of the Group of Communities in Kurdistan (Koma Civakên Kurdistan or KCK).  She was also accused of helping people to join the outlawed Kurdistan Worker’s Party (PKK) and helping to organise demonstrations in 2009 against Turkish military repression of Kurdish people in her hometown of Cizre, North Kurdistan (the part of Kurdistan within Turkey’s borders). […]

Read the full article and the corresponding interview with Nudem´s sister Firdevs here: Corporate Watch