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, DKCC)
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.
For the second year in the row, Kurdish Newroz was commemorated at NSW Parliament. Twelve MPs attended. Peter Boyle reports.
Socialist candidate Paula Sanchez told an International Women's Day function that IWD was for women and men “because equality is something we all have to fight for”. Pip Hinman reports.
Solidarity activists marked the murders of three activists murdered in Paris by agents of the Turkish state nine years ago. It was organised by the Democratic Kurdish Community Centre. Rachel Evans reports.
Supporters of the struggle for peace, democracy and women’s rights in Kobane, Rojava, gathered to mark World Kobane Day. Peter Boyle reports.
The Democratic Kurdish Community Centre (NSW) is calling on the US President to stop supporting Turkey's massacre of Kurds. Peter Boyle reports.
Peter Boyle reports on the opening of a newly-renovated Democratic Kurdish Community Centre in Sydney’s West.
World Peace Day was marked in Sydney by the Kurdish community and its allies with a candlelight vigil, reports Peter Boyle.
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