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”

Grassroots Liberation celebrates Ocalan’s birthday – Önder Apo, Kenya’dan da selamlandı

Kurdish Leader Abdullah Ocalan’s birthday was celebrated in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The Grassroots Liberation movement painted a large mural and planted a tree for Leader Apo’s birthday, and a call made for freedom for Leader Apo at the event.

Kenya’nın Başkenti Nairobi’de de Önder Apo’nun doğum günü kutlandı. Demokratik ulusun mimarı Önder Apo’nun doğum günü Güney Afrika’da da kutlandı. Grassroots Liberation hareketi Önder Apo’nun doğum günü için büyük bir graffiti çizdi ve ağaç ekti, etkinlikte Önder Apo’ya özgürlük çağrısı yapıldı.