Mexican academics and students read Abdullah Öcalan
A group of academics and students in Creel, Mexico, read a chapter from Abdullah Öcalan's analyses on women's revolution and discussed the Democratic Confederalism paradigm as part of the 10 December Öcalan Books Days.
On 10 October, a new international campaign called "Freedom for Öcalan – A Political Solution to the Kurdish Question" was launched with press conferences in 74 places around the world, from France, to Belgium, from Italy to the Spanish state, from Germany to the UK, from Ireland to the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Slovenia, Cyprus, Greece and across the ocean in Australia, Argentina, Colombia, Ecuador. From South Africa to Kenya, Japan, India, Bangladesh, East Timor, the Philippines. The campaign unites social movements, political parties, municipalities, trade unions, activists, intellectuals and millions of Kurds and people in solidarity with the Kurdish liberation struggle worldwide around a common goal: the participation of Abdullah Öcalan in a dialogue for a just and democratic political solution to the Kurdistan question in Turkey, which has remained unresolved for more than a century.
As part of the international campaign, 10 December was designated ‘Global Öcalan Books Day’ to “start reading a book from Öcalan to find methods to solve our common problems and create a future of freedom.”
A group of activists in the city of Creel in the Mexican state of Chihuahua organised Global Öcalan Book Reading Days.
The 10 December Book Reading Day event was held with the participation of approximately 50 students and academics at the Northern Mexico School of Anthropology and History.
In the event, a section from Abdullah Öcalan's analyses on the women's revolution was read and the Democratic Confederalism paradigm was discussed for about two hours.
Activists participating in the event emphasised that they would continue the campaign by strengthening it and said that a person who inspires the world should be free.
The event concluded with the slogan "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan".