UK Academic says Öcalan Has a Crucial Role to Play in Peace Negotiations

In an interview with Kurdish journalist Erem Kansoy, UK academic Dr Thomas Phillips – lecturer in law and supporter of the London-based Peace in Kurdistan Campaign explained the key role of the imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan for peace negotiations in Turkey. He also touched about the ruling AKP party’s approach to political prisoners and the importance … Read more

Italian Municipalities Reject Turkish State’s Imprisonment of Öcalan

On the 4th of March Fossalto muncipality in the province of Campobasso (Molise region) awarded imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan honorary citizenship. Similar recognition has been given in the past by the municipalities of Tufara, Campobasso, Castelbottaccio, Palermo, Napoli, Palagonia, Reggio Emilia, Riace, Martano and Pinerolo. The award recognised Öcalan’s imprisonment in solitary confinement for … Read more