Song for Öcalan from British musician
British musician Lee Brickley was inspired by Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s ideas and his struggle, and made a song titled Öcalan.
The 30 years old British musician and activist Lee Brickley was inspired by Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan’s ideas and made a song titled Öcalan where he sings about the struggle of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan, and states that he fought against injustices done to the Kurdish people, and that he wants freedom for women and oppressed peoples. The song also mentions the international plot against Öcalan from Italy to Turkey.
Brickley said the following on how he met Öcalan: “Democratic Confederalism and Öcalan’s ideas caught my attention while I was researching political systems. That is why I have a revolutionary respect for Öcalan. I wanted to make this song to draw attention to Öcalan’s struggle.”
Brickley voiced his support for the Kurdish people’s cause and condemned the Turkish state’s invasion of Afrin: “I believe in the Kurdish people’s cause. I hope they will achieve their rights with democratic confederalism. And I condemn the Turkish state’s invasion of Afrin. I also believe that defending Kurdistan is a duty for the international community”
Lee Brickley will be releasing an album titled “Songs for Rojava” in two months.