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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VIDEO: Rojava the suspended future

VIDEO: Rojava the suspended future

Chris Den Honds latest film, Rojava the suspended future, documents the Autonomous Administration of North-East Syria and it’s uncertain future, trapped between Turkish occupation and the Syrian regime which wishes to retake its former territory. Chris is a video-journalist and author of several documentaries about the Kurds and the Palestinians,…
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Turkey continues ISIS’ persecution of Yazidis

Turkey continues ISIS’ persecution of Yazidis

The persecution of the Yazidis continues as Turkey’s war in Northern Syria pushes into Iraq. Ben Norman of Unite explains the significance of Turkeys assassination of Yazidi military leader Zardasht ShingalI and why this crime represents a continuation of the so-called Islamic States genocidal assault on the Yazidi people. Turkey…
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Thousands gather in London to ‘Rise up for Rojava’

Thousands gather in London to ‘Rise up for Rojava’

Twenty thousand trade unionists, anti-fascists, feminists and socialists came together in central London on Sunday the 13th of October to show their collective anger at Turkish President Erdogan's criminal invasion of Northern Syria and to show their solidarity with the Kurds and their allies. The London event mirrored similar demonstrations…
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Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds widely condemned

Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds widely condemned

Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds. In a move, which has shocked the international community US president Trump has betrayed the Kurds of Northern Syria by withdrawing US ground troops which act as a buffer against an expansionist genocidal Turkish state. It is now almost inevitable that Turkey will expand its…
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Is Turkey a democracy?

Is Turkey a democracy?

Is Turkey a democracy? Adolfo Perez Esquivel, Nobel Prize for Peace recipient,  Nora Cortinas, Mother of the Plaza de Mayo and Beverly Keene, Coordinator of Dialogo 2000, Argentina have issued a joint statement condemning the arrests of more than 500 in Turkey. Many are asking, is Turkey a democracy? After…
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The Mandela of the Middle East

The Mandela of the Middle East

First of all thanks to everyone who has taken part in or supported the work our unions are undertaking in the campaign to win freedom for Abdullah Öcalan who is a political prisoner in Turkey and who we have rightly described as “the Nelson Mandela of the Middle East”. UK…
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