Shavanah Taj, Wales TUC General Secretary and Freedom for Ocalan trade union campaign supporter interviewed by journalist Erem Kansoy.

Shavanah Taj is Wales TUC’s first BME General Secretary. She joined Wales TUC in February 2019 after acting as Welsh Secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS) from 2013 – 2019.

The interview was prepared with the support of the Freedom for Ocalan Campaign and the Peace in Kurdistan campaign in collaboration with Medya Haber TV and Sterk TV.

Peace in Kurdistan –

Medya Haber


The Coalition Against Chemical Weapons in Kurdistan has been established to call on governments to demand that the OPCW sends a team to South Kurdistan to investigate. The details of the launch of the Coalition including a list of prominent supporters is here

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