Care is Resistance: From Being Detained as a "Terrorist" to the Coping-with-prison-guide
- Who: Peter Steudtner
- Date: Thursday December 2, 2021
- Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am EDT / 14:00 - 16:00 UTC
- Duration: 2 hours
- Type: Workshop
- Language: English
- Location: TBD
Self- and community care is what carries political detainees, their families and communities through times of detention and arrest. Coming from the experience of the #Istanbul10, this workshop will combine storytelling with small exercises and options for experience exchange and mutual envisioning steps for self- and community resilience.
Bio: Peter Steudtner is a freelance trainer on Holistic Security and Nonviolent Conflict Transformation as well as a documentary photographer and filmmaker. His engagement in holistic security accompaniment is currently part of the Digital Defenders Partnership as a Psychosocial Support Facilitator as well as globally for other Human Rights Organisations and Programmes. He is one of the authors of https://holistic-security.org, https://protestos.org and https://coping-with-prison.org.
In 2017 Peter Steudtner was detained for four months together with 9 others on false terrorism charges in Turkey during a holistic security training for Turkish Human Rights Defenders. Although some of the so called #Istanbul10 were acquitted in mid-2020, including Peter Steudtner, four others received prison sentences with judicial processes still ongoing.
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