Kurdish people took to the streets across Germany to protest against the lack of information regarding the health and well being of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Öcalan.
Protests held across Germany raised the demand that Abdullah Öcalan must be immediately be ensured a visit by his lawyers to confirm he is alive and the conditions of his well-being be confirmed.
Kurdish protests took to the streets in Hamburg, Stuttgart, Nürenberg and Herford said in their joint press statements that “Abdullah Öcalan is a red line for the Kurdish people.”
In Numberg, the protestors organised a protest and they shared their concerns with the slogan, “Your health is our health, your life is our life Leader Apo (Abdullah Öcalan)”.
Human rights defenders and Kurdish activists came together in Herford upon the call for action issued by the European Kurdish Women’s Movement and European Kurdish Democratic Societies Congress.
The Kurdish people and the international friends of the Kurdish freedom struggle also took to the streets in Dortmund, Frankfurt, Hannover, Mannheim, Oldenburg, Darmstadt, Saarbrücken and Freiburg.
The joint demand of the protests across Germany is the demands of Abdullah Öcalan’s lawyer be accepted and their urgent meeting with their client be ensured to make sure that he is safe and sound.