Kurds march in Sydney and Toronto on International Workers' Day

Kurds living in Sydney, Australia and Toronto, Canada celebrated International Workers' Day.

Thousands marched in Sydney on Workers' Day. Left-wing and anarchist unions, ecology organizations and women's organizations took part in the action in Prince Alfred Square.

Kurds living in the city attended the march and rally led by the Kurdish People's Assembly.

Kurds carried the photographs of Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan and flags of the women's movement. Slogans in favour of Öcalan were frequently chanted along the march.

Turkish state fascism was protested at the rally organised to celebrate Workers’ Day in Toronto, Canada.  Kurds were organised behind the Democratic Kurdish People's Assembly banner.

The march, lasted two hours and ended Dundas Square.

Activists condemned the repression of the HDP, the occupation attacks carried out by the Turkish state and the isolation on Kurdish people's leader Abdullah Öcalan.