Members of Sydney's Kurdish community marched through the city on November 18 to demand freedom for Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, who has been held in solitary confinement in a Turkish prison since 1999.
Protesters carried banners, flags and placards demanding the liberation of Ocalan, the central leader of the Kurdish struggle for a "democratic Middle East of equal peoples".
For many, Ocalan symbolises the demand for a peaceful solution to the escalating campaign of repression by Turkish president Tayyep Recip Erdogan against the Kurdish people.
A worldwide petition campaign for his freedom has so for gathered 10.3 million signatures.
Marchers chanted "Freedom for Ocalan! Status for Kurdistan!" as they distributed leaflet to passersby which said: "We demand: End the Turkish invasion and massacres in North Syria! Respect the Kurdish demands for autonomy! Freedom for Ocalan and all political prisoners in Turkey!"