To: The Democratic Kurdish Federation of Canada January 24, 2019 Dear friends, The International Women’s Alliance is shocked by the treatment of Member of Parliament Leyla Guven, arrested and held without trial for almost one year. We fully support the hunger strike by Leyla and other political prisoners held in inhumane and illegitimate conditions in… Continue reading Solidarity Statement for HDP Deputy for Hakkari Ms. Leyla Güven’s hunger strike
News release October 21, 2018 Amihan condemns massacre of nine farm workers, including 4 women and 2 minors in Negros Occidental last night, calls for justice Manila, Philippines – Amihan or the National Federation of Peasant Women condemned the recent massacre of 9 farm workers including 4 peasant women and 2 minors in Hacienda Nene,… Continue reading AMIHAN condemns massacre of 9 farmworkers in Sagay, Negros Occidental
We, the International Women’s Alliance, join the call to #FreeHeldaCalderon, and strongly condemn the Philippine government under Rodrigo Duterte for attacking women human rights defenders. We support Gabriela’s and Gabriela Women’s Party’s urgent appeal for Hedda’s immediate release. Please sign the petition below! GABRIELA Alliance of Women and Gabriela Women’s Party strongly condemn the illegal… Continue reading URGENT APPEAL: FREE Hedda Calderon!
GABRIELA welcomes the decision of Judge Trese Wenceslao to dismiss the murder cases and quash the arrest warrants against GABRIELA Chairperson Emerita and NAPC Lead Convenor Sec. Liza Largoza-Maza together with former Bayan Muna Reps. Satur Ocampo and Teddy Casiño, and former DAR Sec. Rafael Mariano. The warrant was plainly part of the grand scheme… Continue reading GABRIELA cheers dropping of charges vs Liza Maza and colleagues
The International Women’s Alliance joins with our sisters and friends in the Philippines and internationally to express our alarm at the threat of arrest and growing harassment of our founding Chairperson Liza Maza, by the Philippine government. The International Women’s Alliance (IWA), a global alliance of grassroots women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals committed… Continue reading IWA denounces charges against Liza Maza