Antonio Gramsci People’ School, Il Bene Comune Magazine and COBAS Teachers’ Union-Sardinia announce they have joined the international campaign for freedom for Abdullah Öcalan.
International support continues to grow in South Africa for the “Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan for a just peace in Turkey” campaign launched on 11 January by the Kurdish Human Rights Action Group (KHRAG) and South Africa and the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU).
Three Italian organisations appealed to the UN’s Committee Against Torture (CAT) to urgently act against the prison isolation conditions in place on Imralı Island in Turkey.
Antonio Gramsci People’ School (Scuola popolare Antonio Gramsci), Il Bene Comune Magazine and COBAS Teachers’ Union-Sardinia announced that they have sent a letter to the UN Secretary General António Guterres, appealing to Guterres to ensure that the standards for the treatment of political prisoners, known as the Nelson Mandela Rules are also applied to Abdullah Öcalan.
KHRAG and COSATU appealed for international support in their campaign that seeks to encourage the United Nations (UN) to make a move to ensure the freedom of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan in order to promote peace in Turkey and called out to the international supporters of freedom to send their open letters to the UN Secretary General António Guterres to the following adress: Mr António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, UN Headquarters, S-3800 New York, NY 10017, USA.