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Nalin Pekgul, 2007

Nalin Pekgul (née Baksi) (born 1967) is a Swedish Social Democratic politician. She was born in Batman, Turkey. Between 1994–2002, Pekgül was a member of the Swedish parliament. She was chairwoman of Social Democratic Women in Sweden (Swedish: Sveriges socialdemokratiska kvinnoförbund) 2003-2011.[1] Pekgul is sister to the Kurdish strong man nationalist and anti-racist Kurdo Baksi.

In 2017 she had to avoid her home town, Tensta, because as a feminist, she was threatened by Islamic fundamentalists.[2]

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  1. ^ ""Jag utmanar starka krafter"". www.dagenssamhalle.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-04-02. 
  2. ^ Nyheter, SVT. "Feminister lämnar förortens torg". svt.se (in Swedish). Retrieved 2017-04-02. 

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