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About Anya Briy

Anya Briy is an independent scholar, researching the Kurdish movement. She is based in NYC and Istanbul. 

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

The theory and practice of the Kurdish Women’s Movement: an interview in Diyarbakir

“The problems confronting women because they are women seem only to be growing. So we should stop and think what is missing.”

Interview with the Free Women’s Movement (TJA) in North Kurdistan

Actually we have been calling our experience World War III. This is a war of destruction. The state does not call it a war, but this is the experience of those affected.”

The struggle in North Kurdistan: an interview with HDP MP, Musa Farisoğulları

We have two strategies: to organize an anti-fascist front embracing the whole of Turkey; and to provide national unity in the four parts of Kurdistan.

Turkey: sharing what we learn through self-organisation in a war zone

An HDP activist in Istanbul talks about the recent elections, the Kurdish movement’s political strategies, and the need to organize locally in the social sphere. (Interview transcribed and translated from the Turkish).

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