Global Day of Action Sees Protests Against Turkish Violence

Organisers and community groups across the world took part in a global weekend of action in solidarity with the democratic revolution in Rojava. The revolution’s multi-ethnic feminist democracy has long been considered a threat by Turkey as it poses an alternative to the violent nationalist policies of the regime. As part of these actions activists … Read more

Continued Turkish Air Strikes in Shengal

Turkish air strikes continued across Southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq), with some of the heaviest bombardment in the Shengal region. Despite the Turkish state’s claims to target PKK fighters, shocking footage has shown repeated strikes against civilian targets. The Turkish state’s claims have little to no basis in international law and ignore the prominent role the … 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