The female students of Kobani University, and the Young Women Union in Kobani issued a statement to the public opinion on Tuesday, denouncing the international conspiracy against the leader Ocalan on 15 February 1999, announcing their support for the parliamentarian of the Democratic Peoples' Party, Leyla Guven, who is on a hunger strike since 90 days.
The text of the statement:
We, as students in Kobani University salute the struggle and the resistance of Leyla Guven, her strike insures the continuing of women's struggle with vanguard of Zilan and Arin.
The history of the Kurdish people is a history of resistance, and whatever the enemies of the Kurdish people tried to eliminate and exterminate the resistance of the people and its cause in the prisons, but we will turn the prisons into the battlefields of resistance and the academies of free life. The resistance from Leyla Qasim to Zilan, Arin and Viyan, and the strike of Leyla Guven, renews the resistance spirit."
The statement concluded with slogans" Long Life the Resistance of Prison, Long Life the Kurdish People, Long Life the Leader Ocalan."