Abdullah Ocalan has been incarcerated on the prison island of Imrali for 22 years, mostly in circumstances of aggravated isolation, denied access to family and legal visits. Nevertheless, despite these extreme conditions, he has continued to contribute to progressive philosophy and political thought. He has produced many volumes of well researched, original thinking much of which is focused on the centrality of women’s emancipation. Continue reading “PEACE IN KURDISTAN, WOMEN ALLIANCE CALLS FOR FREEDOM FOR ABDULLAH OCALAN, ON THE 22ND ANNIVERSARY OF HIS KIDNAPPING IN NAIROBI 15 FEBRUARY 1999.”
The Freedom for Öcalan trade union campaign interviewed Simon Dubbins, co-chair of the campaign and International Director at Unite the Union at the 2019 Tolpuddle Martyrs Festival. We asked Simon about his thoughts on the progress and future of the campaign, the international situation and the engagement of UK politicians in the Kurdish struggle.