Kurdish youth movement on the streets for Öcalan's freedom

The Kurdish youth movement has held a series of demonstrations for the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan in Germany, France and Austria.

On September 12, the 40th anniversary of the military coup in Turkey, the Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) launched a campaign under the motto "Stop Isolation, Fascism and Occupation - Time for Freedom". In the common struggle, forces against the AKP/MHP regime are to be united. Many people take part in the campaign worldwide and actions are taking place in many places. On Wednesday, the Revolutionary Youth Movement (Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger, TCŞ), the Movement of Young Struggling Women (Tevgera Jin ên Ciwan ên Têkoşer, TEKO-JIN) and the Kurdish students of YXK and JXK organized protest actions in Germany, France and Austria.

Demonstration in Marseille

A powerful demonstration took place in Marseille, France yesterday evening. The demonstration was led by a banner with the inscription "The time is ripe - freedom for Abdullah Öcalan". The young activists marched under flags of the PKK, KCK and TCŞ and displayed pictures of Öcalan. All along the way, leaflets were distributed and colorful torches were burned down.

Action in Bordeaux

In Bordeaux, young people unfurled a large banner in front of the Grand Théâtre with the words "Freedom for Öcalan" and chanted slogans such as "fascist Erdoğan" and "Stop Turkish fascism". The activists distributed many leaflets during the action.

Students protest in Vienna

In the Austrian city of Vienna the JXK (Women Students from Kurdistan) and the YXK (Association of Students from Kurdistan) organized a joint action for the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan. At the rally in the center of Vienna, a stand with Öcalan's works was opened and individual chapters from books by the Kurdish leader were read. Next Wednesday, a similar rally will take place again under the slogan "Thoughts cannot be imprisoned, freedom for Rêber Apo - right now!”

Poster campaign in Bensheim

In Germany, among other things, a campaign took place in Bensheim. The activists of the youth organization TCŞ hung up posters and banners at various places in the city with the slogan "For the freedom of Abdullah Öcalan - Uprising together".