International Initiative “Freedom for Abdullah Ocalan – Peace in Kurdistan”

Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan

Kurds launch sit-in in front of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

ANF | Geneva | 10 October 2022

9 October marks the anniversary of the forced departure of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan in 1998 and thus the beginning of the international conspiracy that led to the PKK leader’s abduction to Turkey on 15 February 1999. Since then, Öcalan has been held as a political hostage on the prison island of Imrali, most of the time under conditions of total isolation. Kurds and their friends are going into action all around the world to demand the lifting of Abdullah Öcalan’s incommunicado detention and the resumption of peace negotiations and conditions for the Kurdish leader in which he can live and work freely in order to con- tribute to the solution of the Kurdish question.

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You Heard His Name. Learn His Story. Demand His Freedom. Issue No 23 / 18 October 2022 ★