Western media is portraying the PKK mostly as a ruthless terrorist organisation but I must admit I was very surprised to meet mostly young girls. The short time we spent with them was very thought provoking.
What makes a 16 year old girl run away from home and join a guerilla organisation? There must be a very good reason. It takes a lot of determination and conviction to endure the incredibly harsh life in the Kurdish mountains and to face the battles with Turkish troops. Our report captured a little glimpse of their lives as 'freedom fighters'