Care is Resistance: From Being Detained as a "Terrorist" to the Coping-with-prison-guide

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Care is Resistance: From Being Detained as a "Terrorist" to the Coping-with-prison-guide
  • Who: Peter Steudtner
  • Date: Thursday December 2, 2021
  • Time: 8:00 - 9:30 am EDT / 13:00 - 14:30 UTC
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Type: Storytelling 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, and

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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