'Freedom for Öcalan' session held at Labour Party conference
The ‘Freedom for Öcalan’ Campaign co-chairs stated that they would continue their solidarity with the Kurdish people by consolidating their practical activities in the new period.
The Labour Party, the main opposition party in England, held its annual conference in Brighton. The call for freedom for Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan initiated by the British trade unions was reiterated in a session of the conference as part of the ongoing ‘Freedom for Öcalan’ campaign.
The session presided by the ‘Freedom for Öcalan Campaign’ co-chair Simon Dubbins was attended by Baroness Christine Blowers, MP and Parliamentary Kurdish Friendship Group Chairperson Lloyd Russell Moyle, Sinn Fein MP Chris Hazard, British People's Assembly co-chair Elif Sarıcan and HDP MP Hışyar Özsoy.
The speakers evaluated Turkey’s massacres against the Kurdish people, and stated that peace, democracy and freedom would not be established in the region without the freedom of Öcalan.
Simon Dubbins and Christine Blowers, co-chairs of the trade unions' ‘Freedom for Öcalan’ campaign, emphasized that they would continue their solidarity with the Kurdish people by consolidating their practical activities in the new period.