Kurds and supporters began a month-long campaign to free imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan by sailing through iconic Sydney Harbour in a flag and banner-dressed yacht. Peter Boyle reports.
Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW)
Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John has condemned Turkey’s latest aggression against Kurds in north and east Syria and in northern Iraq. Peter Boyle reports.
John Tully gave the following speech at the inaugural Kobane Day Lecture at New South Wales Parliament.
Historian and Kurdish solidarity activist John Tully gave the inaugural Sydney Kobane Day Lecture in the New South Wales Parliament House. Peter Boyle reports.
Demonstrations were held in Sydney and Melbourne to protest the Turkish military offensive against Kurds in South Kurdistan/Northern Iraq, and more are planned. Peter Boyle reports.