Abdullah Ocalan Quotes

Abdullah Öcalan (/?o?d??l??n/ OH-j?-lahn; Turkish: [ød??a?an]; born 4 April 1948), also known as Apo (short for both Abdullah and "uncle" in Kurdish), is a Kurdish nationalist leader and one of the founding members of the militant Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK)

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I used to be someone who would not even tread on an ant. But this is a war for honor and self-defense. A 100 percent elimination policy (by Ankara of the Kurds) has forced me to defense and it has become a glorious defense of a people.

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For peace and brotherhood, I am ready to serve the Turkish state, and I believe that for this end I must remain alive.

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“If the truth needs to be told, I love Turkey and the Turkish nation and I want to serve it.”

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“If we were to show our real armed power, the results would be much worse.”

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“superior values of European civilization.”

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“You must believe before everything else that the revolution must come, that there is no other choice.”

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“I believe that in this way (Turkey and the Kurds) can come to the stage of consensus and dialogue for a democratic solution,”

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“[D'Alema said a decision would be taken] in the next few days. ... a very serious obstacle to the search for any solution.”

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“War is war and this war is the dirtiest and cruellest in the world.”

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“Everyone should take note of the way I live, what I do and what I don't do,”

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A society can never be free without womenâ??s liberation

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We reached the point where weapons should go silent and ideas speak.

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The stage has been reached where our armed forces should withdraw beyond the borders It's not the end. It's the start of a new era.

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“If permission is granted, I say I can bring down all the men from the mountains within three months,”

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