This petition was submitted during the 2015–2017 Conservative government
Petition Remove the PKK from the government's list of proscribed terrorist organisations.
The PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party) is fighting Daesh/Isis on the ground, defending Kurdish and other communities from its barbarism. It is proving extraordinarily militarily effective.
The UK should be supporting the PKK, not proscribing it.
The PKK rescued thousands of Yazidi civilians threatened with genocide in 2014. Its sister organisation the YPG has protected Christian communities in Syria.
The PKK's strategy is to pursue peace talks while encouraging democracy in Kurdish areas. They embrace women’s rights and oppose every aspect of the reactionary ideology of Daesh/Isis.
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