Environmental activist Greta Thunberg attends protest for Nagihan Akarsel In Stockholm

Famous young environmental activist Greta Thunberg and her friends attended the protest for Nagihan Akarsel in Stockholm.

In Stockholm, women protested the killing on Tuesday of Nagihan Akarsel, a journalist and a member of the Jineology Research Center, in the city of Sulaymaniyah. The famous environmental activist Greta Thunberg and her friends also attended the protest organised by the Amara Kurdish Women's Council in the city's busiest street, Drotninggatan. Activists carried a banner saying "Stop selling weapons to Turkey".

Our struggles are not separated

Greta Thunberg said: "We came here today to support the just struggle of the Kurdish people. The killing of women is not new, but it is important that it is condemned and has a greater resonance. What happened in Iran is on the agenda of the whole world and this is a positive thing. Such massacres should not be an occasion for people to wake up and react, but I can say that it still promises hope. The struggles of all of us in different fields are not separated from each other and the Kurds who are fighting are very brave. We will always be by their side. Today, all over the world, the slogan Jin Jiyan Azadi describes the struggle of the Kurdish people and the resistance of women.”

Thunberg said that their struggle for the environment is also a resistance and that women are one with nature. “Many people do not see that women are one with nature. Even our environmentalists sometimes don't see it."