Job opportunity - Director of the Freedom for Öcalan Campaign

Applications are invited for the above post to lead this trade union based campaign for the freedom of Kurdish leader, Abdullah Öcalan.

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Freedom for Öcalan stands in solidarity with hunger striking Kurdish MP

The UK trade union campaign Freedom for Ocalan stands in complete solidarity with DTK Co-chair and HDP MP Güven’s hunger strike demanding an end to the aggravated isolation imposed by the Turkish state on Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan.


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Turkey's Latest Invasion Plans Must be Stopped - Rojava Must Survive

Peace in Kurdistan urge the UK, EU, UN and US to employ all political and diplomatic means at their disposal to dissuade Turkey from embarking on this reckless and potentially catastrophic action.

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Freedom for Ocalan Campaign at the Durham Miners’ Gala

This years festivities at the annual Durham Miner's Gala saw a large influence by the Freedom for Ocalan Campaign. The march injected a fantastic sense of Kurdish spirit to the proceedings, and invigorating speeches from influential members of the movement inspired all in attendance. 

UK Trade Union's Request Help of UK Ambassador to Deliver Abdullah Ocalan's Birthday Card

UK Trade Union's have sent a letter to Turkish Ambassador, Sir Dominick Chilcott, to ask that he personally ensure that Abdullah Ocalan receives a birthday card from the TUC. The Sixty-nine year old political prisoner has been denied access to his family, lawyers, and medical advice during his incarceration on Imrali Island. 

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UK Parliament hosts historic meeting on Öcalan

The ‘Freedom for Öcalan Campaign’ led by British trade unions has been initiated with a widely attended meeting in the British parliament. The isolation of Öcalan criticised and the contribution Öcalan’s freedom will make to peace in the region is expressed in the historic meeting which sparked great interest.

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Italy's Palagonia Municipality awards Öcalan with ‘honorary citizenship’

The Palagonia Municipality in Catania province of Italy has awarded Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan with ‘honorary citizenship’.

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Strathclyde students honour Kurdish leader imprisoned for 15 years

Leading Scottish writer James Kelman was among the speakers at a ceremony to honour imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan held at the University of Strathclyde Students Association (USSA) in Glasgow on Saturday 20 June.

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