Writer Billy Briggs and I travelled to the Qandil mountains, an area of exceptional beauty and a sanctuary for PJAK in the eastern part of Kurdistan on the border with Iran to meet rebel fighters. PJAK claims to fight for the rights of Kurdish people in Iran, but Iran regards it as a terrorist group. Many women see joining PJAK as an escape from the male driven society, male values and male mentality.
Kurdish Freedom Fighters