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Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey- UPCOMING EVENT

Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey- UPCOMING EVENT

We are excited to invite you the next panel discussion titled ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Kurds and the Kurdish Peoples Assembly.

We will discuss the latest developments about the imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan and results of the mass Kurdish hunger strikes. The unlawful decisions against elected Mayors and MP’s will be explored including the upcoming Istanbul local elections and the HDP electoral strategy. Speakers will present on the prospect of mutual dialogue paths and the ways to lasting Peace in Turkey and the wider Middle East.

This event is kindly hosted by Lloyd Russell Moyle MP for Brighton and Bambos Charalambous MP for Enfield Southgate

Speakers include:

Bambos Charalambous MP for Southgate

Zehra Dogan Journalist and Artist

Rezan Sarica (Asrin Law Office) Lawyer of Abdullah Ocalan who visited the Imrali Island twice in May 2019.

Ertugrul Kurkcu Honorary Chair of HDP Former MP to the Turkish Parliament

Haci Ozkan Ozdemir-Hunger Striker from Paris(European Confederation of Oppressed Immigrants AVEG-KON)

Israfil Erbil – Britain Alevi Federation

If you would like to attend ‘Kurdish Struggle for Democracy in Turkey’ please use the following link to register your interest.


Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019

Time: 19:00 to 21.00

Address: Committee Room 17

House of Commons

Cromwell Green Visitor Entrance

(Please arrive 45 minutes prior to the start of the event to allow time for security checks)

How can you help the campaign?

With growing support in the trade union movementdevolved governments and the Parliamentary Labour Party the Freedom for Ocalan campaign is calling on trade unionists and activists to support the many local campaigns now running throughout the UK and Europe.

If you’re a member of a trade union it’s critical you support us by requesting your branch, regional or national trade union affiliate now.

With trade union support in the last twelve months we’ve been able to;

Members of political parties able to pass motions at a branch or constituency level, particularly Labour members can use this model motion.

Alternatively, if you feel you are able you could make a one-off or regular donation to help the campaign.

By Freedom for Ocalan

The Freedom for Öcalan campaign is a UK trade union-backed initiative to secure the release of imprisoned Kurdish political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan.

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