Repression of Artists in Kenya for Solidarity with Ocalan

We at Peace in Kurdistan have received the following statement from the Grassroots Liberation Movement in Kenya.  We are concerned to draw your attention to the disturbing repressive developments discussed in the statement, which we reproduce below, and which we would like you to share.


The Grassroots Liberation Movement in Kenya caught the attention of many people around the globe several weeks ago, with an impressive mural campaign expressing international solidarity in support of the cause of the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan.  Now the group of young artists behind the mural campaign, a group known as the Wahenga, are being targeted by the Nairobi municipal government, threatened with arrest should they paint any more murals. Continue reading “Repression of Artists in Kenya for Solidarity with Ocalan”