Civil disobedience action by Kurdish youth in Paris
Activists of the Kurdish youth movement TCŞ have carried out an action of civil disobedience in the Paris East Station. The protest was directed against the torture and isolation regime installed on Imrali.
With an action of civil disobedience in the Parisian Gare de l'Est activists of the Kurdish youth organization TCŞ (Revolutionary Youth Movement) protested against the torture and isolation regime installed on the Turkish prison island Imrali and demanded freedom for Abdullah Ocalan. The action took place under the slogan "Bi Hev re Serhildan" (Together for Uprising) in the scope of the campaign of the same name of the Kurdish youth movement.
The brief occupation of the fifth largest train station in the French capital was accompanied by loud slogans in Kurdish and French that included "Time for freedom", "Murderer Erdoğan", "Down with Turkish fascism" and "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan". During the action, flags of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and banners with the portrait of the PKK founder Ocalan were waved.
After a tour through the train station, the members of TCŞ announced that they would continue their actions demanding the physical freedom of Abdullah Ocalan. The Kurdish youth and internationalists were called upon to participate in the campaign "Bi hev re Serhildan".