Paris murders to be discussed at PACE today

ANF – STRASBOURG 28.01.2014 – The general meeting on Tuesday of the Parliamentary Assembly of the European Council (PACE) will witness a press conference on the murder of Sakine Cansız, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Şaylemez in Paris on 9 January 2013.

Cansız was a founding member of the PKK (Kurdistan Workers’ Party), Doğan representative of the KNK (Kurdistan National Congress) and Şaylemez member of the Kurdish youth movement. The press conference to take place at PACE’s press office in Strasbourg will be attended by the families and lawyers of three Kurdish women. The conference which has been organized by BDP’s (Peace and Democracy Party) new representative for PACE, Van MP Nazmi Gür, will handle the recently revealed new information regarding the forces behind the brutal execution of Cansız, Doğan and Şaylemez.