Agenda and speakers list for the Ideas of Abdullah Ocalan conference at the House of Lords on 15 February.
Date: Friday 15th February 2019
Time: 09.00 – 17.00
Place: House of Lords
Applications are invited for the above post to lead this trade union based campaign for the freedom of Kurdish leader, Abdullah Öcalan.Read more
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.
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.Read more
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 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.Read more
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.Read more