Livorno for Rojava in solidarity with “those fighting for a more just and freer society”
Activists took to the streets here in Livorno to stop the war, to denounce the Italian government's complicity with the Ankara regime, and to express solidarity with those fighting for a more just and freer society.
Activists took to the streets in Livorno for a united demonstration in solidarity with those fighting for freedom in Rojava, Bashur and Iran, against the bombing by the Turkish state.
The demonstration organized by ‘Livorno for Rojava’ was attended by about 100 people. "Defend Kurdistan" and "Erdogan Terrorist" banners as well as YPG/YPJ flags were displayed in Piazza Grande and speeches were made by Anarchist Federation, Occupied Ex Barracks, Anti-capitalist Left, Power to the People, Jin Network. The demonstration moved in a procession in front of the Livorno City Hall building, on whose steps the banner "Erdogan Terrorist - Jin, Jiyan, Azadî" was displayed in a symbolic action. The procession continued to the Prefecture, where the demonstration ended with more speeches denouncing the Italian government's complicity with the Turkish state's policies of massacre and terror.
“Let's stop the bombing of the Turkish armed forces! Let's prevent a new invasion of Kurdistan! Let us support the project of a free, feminist, peaceful society in Northeast Syria, Bashur, Iran and elsewhere! Jin Jiyan Azadi!” said the convocation text of the demonstration, which further included the following:
“These days, initiatives are being held around the world against the bombing of the city of Kobane, destroying hospitals, granaries, power plants and villages. The Turkish state is preparing for a new ground invasion. Italy continues to be one of Turkey's main arms suppliers. We also take to the streets here in Livorno to stop the war, to denounce the Italian government's complicity with the Ankara regime, in solidarity with those fighting for a more just and freer society.”