Tens of thousands take to the streets on World Afrin Day

Thousands of activists took it to the streets on World Afrin Day, to show solidarity with the people of Afrin in several cities throughout the world.

24 March was declared as “World Afrin Day” by an international initiative to show support for people of Afrin and to protest Turkish invasion. Today, thousands demonstrated in several cities throughout the world.

There were protests in several German cities like Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Köln, Berlin, Leipzig and Frankfurt. In Hamburg, eight thousand people demonstrated in Sternschanze.  

In Swiss city of Lugano, hundreds of activists marched behind the “Rojava and Afrin is not Alone” banner. More than five thousand also attended protest actions in Zurich and Biel.

In France, protests were organized in Paris, Marseille, Rennes and Strasbourg.

A group of protestors gathered together in front of the Turkish consulate in the Serbian capital of Belgrade and protested Turkish state’s invasion attack on Afrin.

In Kabul, hundreds, predominantly women activists, gathered together in the city center to protest Erdogan regime. During the protests, women held banners that read “Stop killer Erdogan”.

There were also mass demonstrations in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Helsinki, Amsterdam, and Brussels where the protestors demand the international community to stand against Turkish attacks.

In Italy, the activists occupied the streets of 18 cities including Rome, Bologna, Florence, Bolzano, and Naples.