‘Freedom for Öcalan’ vigil in Paris on day 2

The five-day vigil in Paris demanding freedom for Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan will be concluded with a rally on Friday.

The five-day vigil in Paris, France, demanding freedom for Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan is on its second day.

The vigil is carried out in front of the French Parliament. On Tuesday the Villiers-le-Bel Council took over the vigil, which had begun on Monday.

A banner that reads "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan" was hung on a tent set up in the area. Signatures were collected as part of the campaign launched for the freedom of Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan. The signatures will be submitted to the UN General Secretariat

Throughout the action leaflets that cover issues such as the conspiracy and aggravated isolation against Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan, Democratic Nation and Democratic Confederalism were distributed.

The vigil, which will be taken over by Drancy Council on Wednesday, will be concluded with a rally on Friday.

Various activities will be organised in the five days, with events beginning at 11 am and ending at 4 am. Throughout the protest, there will be a musical performance organised by TEV-ÇAND, a video screening and a govend [dance] accompanied by the people.

Every day the Democratic People's Assembly will explain to people the international conspiracy, the Imrali system, the Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan's ideas and writing. Signatures will be collected and sent to the UN Secretary General demanding freedom for Öcalan.