Storytelling4Freedom Workshop

Storytelling4Freedom Workshop took place in collaboration of InterPlay Leaders Ruth Schowalter, Christine Gautreaux and Hafsa Girdap of Set Them Free for the fourth storytelling workshop with the Turkish community here in Atlanta. The goal of this InterPlay workshop was to offer the Turkish women  “embodied” ways to tell their own stories and the stories of […]

Set Them Free joins Women`s March in Washington DC

Women’s March 2019 happened in 9 different states with the slogan #womenwave. Thousands of people participated the March in Washington DC, starting from freedom plaza. Many NGOs walked together and brought attention to ending violence against women, reproductive rights, workers’ rights, and women immigrant rights. The volunteers of Set Them Free held banners to protest […]

Urgent Action for Fatma Gormez – New York, Atlanta, Paris

The Critical Health Situation of Fatma Gormez and Urgent Action for the Release of Bekir Gormez on the Conditions of Pending Trial Without Arrest Under the state of emergency, imposed after July 2016 attempted coup and lifted on July 2018, President Erdogan presided over the cabinet, which could pass decrees without parliamentary scrutiny or the […]

The Congregation Etz Chaim Synagogue hosted the “Salaam Shalom Music Project” performance.

The Congregation Etz Chaim Synagogue hosted the “Salaam Shalom Music Project” performance in partnership with the Niagara Foundation in the evening of Saturday, October 28th. Before and after the concert, attendees had the opportunity to tour the “What I Brought in my Luggage” mini-exhibit, featuring items brought to the U.S. by refugees fleeing the governmental […]

“Mothers away from Motherland” Panel Discussion

“Mothers Away from Motherland”, Motherʼs Day panel organized by “Set Them Free”and “Atlantic Institute”, had a spotlight on the current situation of Turkish women incarcerated in prisons in Turkey – many with their children – without indictments while embracing the stories of all mothers around the world who have had to find safety for their […]