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|Full Name at Birth||
30th November, 1957
Tunceli Province, Turkey
9th January, 2013
|Place of Death||
The Kurdistan Information Center in Paris, France.
|Cause of Death||
Kurdish rights advocate
|Claim to Fame||
one of the co-founders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (or PKK)
The Kurdistan Workers' Party (or PKK), The Kurdistan Information Center
Fidan Doğan (Kurdish female activist), Leyla Şaylemez (Kurdish female activist), Abdullah Öcalan (PKK founder), Yusuf Kenan Deniz (teacher)
Sakine Cansız (Kurdish: Sakîne Cansiz, 1958 – 9 January 2013) was one of the co-founders of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). A Kurdish activist in the 1980s, she was arrested and tortured by Turkish police. A close associate of Abdullah Öcalan and a senior member of the PKK, she was shot dead during the triple murder of Kurdish activists in Paris, France, on 9 January 2013, along with two other female Kurdish activists, Fidan Doğan and Leyla Söylemez.