Mike Arnott, the Secretary of the Dundee Trade Union Council and a member of the Scottish TUC General Council, is interviewed by Erem Kansoy.

Topics discussed include the centrality of Abdullah Ocalan for a political resolution of the Kurdish question and for peace in the region, the significance of democratic confederalism as a program for social and political organization, the persecution of the Kurds and the imprisonment of Ocalan as an instance of criminalising democratic opposition under the War on Terror, the necessity for Europe and other western governments to pressure Turkey to uphold democratic rights and to release Ocalan, and the importance of the Freedom for Ocalan UK Trade Union campaign.

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 – https://www.peaceinkurdistancampaign.com

Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC} – http://www.campacc.org.uk

Medya Haber https://www.medyahaber.info/