Peter Tatchell, human rights campaigner and Director of the Peter Tatchell Foundation (, is interviewed by Erem Kansoy.

Topics discussed include Turkey’s war crimes against the Kurds, including the use of chemical weapons, the political reasons behind the failure of the UN to hold Turkey accountable, the UK arms trade with Turkey and the responsibility of the British government to call Turkey to account, the shortcomings of international human rights organisations to adequately address human rights abuses in Kurdistan, and calls for governments to cease their arms trade with Turkey, for NATO to suspend Turkey’s membership, and for international diplomats and other bodies to speak out about Turkey’s actions in South Kurdistan and demand a ceasefire and the removal of Turkish troops.

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.

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Campaign Against Criminalising Communities (CAMPACC) –

Medya Haber