A tribute to David Graeber 1961 – 2020

A tribute to David Graeber 1961 – 2020

The Freedom for Ocalan trade union campaign was shocked and extremely saddened by the sudden death of David Graeber. David was a hugely influential anthropologist, political activist and intellectual. He was a great friend, advocate and supporter of the Rojava revolution and the Kurdish struggle and an avid supporter of the…
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The time has come! Online rally July 16th

The time has come! Online rally July 16th

Join the Freedom for Öcalan campaign for a major online rally on the 16th of July. Help us to renew the calls from the trade union movement and the international community for Ocalan's freedom. Yesterday Mandela, today Ocalan. The time has come! REGISTER HERE As trade unionists, we understand that…
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Operation Claw-Eagle – Turkey bombs refugee camps in Iraq

Operation Claw-Eagle – Turkey bombs refugee camps in Iraq

Operation Claw-Eagle - The Turkish military is again targetting Kurdish communities outside its borders, bombing Kurdish refugees and Yazidi victims of genocide in Iraq. The Freedom for Ocalan campaign condemns this unprovoked aggression and calls on the international community to take all necessary steps to end these current attacks and…
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The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria

The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria

The Coronavirus crisis in NE Syria could become a catastrophe. Nine years of war and the systematic targeting of health and water infrastructure by occupying Turkish forces, lack of international recognition and the closure of the only UN aid crossing into North and East Syria in January of this year…
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The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan

The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan

The isolation of Abdullah Ocalan is far more extreme than the one many of us are now adjusting to. A world in which we are profoundly isolated from contact outside of our households. It can be difficult for any of us to adjust to these new circumstances but imagine if…
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What is Mutual Aid? Our universal heritage of solidarity

What is Mutual Aid? Our universal heritage of solidarity

Ben Norman of Unite explores what mutual aid tells us about our shared instincts and traditions to build grassroots solidarity and power in times of crisis, from Kurdistan to Keighley. We in the West are facing our second deadly enemy at the same time as the Kurdish people. The first…
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