Wales TUC General Secretary underlines role of Öcalan
Wales TUC General Secretary underlined role of Abdullah Öcalan in the struggle for peace and freedom for the Kurds.
Wales TUC General Secretary and the Time Has Come Campaign supporter Shavanah Taj was interviewed by Journalist Erem Kansoy.
The topics discussed in this interview include: The role of Abdullah Öcalan in the struggle for peace and freedom for the Kurds, the Turkish state’s present attitude towards Mr Ocalan and comment on the attitude of European countries and international institutions on Turkey's illegal arrests.
Shavanah Taj is Wales TUC’s first BME General Secretary. As she starts in her new role she vows to stand up for workers in Wales under threat from the impact of Brexit, climate change and automation.
Shavanah Taj has become acting General Secretary of the Wales Trades Union Congress (TUC), taking over from Martin Mansfield. Shavanah Taj joins Wales TUC from the Public and Commercial Services Union (PCS), where she has been the Welsh Secretary since 2013.
‘The Time Has Come’ interview series are sponsored by the Peace in Kurdistan Campaign and the Freedom for Ocalan Campaign.