People from Istanbul set off towards Gemlik to participate in the Freedom for Öcalan March
People from many boroughs of Istanbul set off towards Gemlik to participate in the march demanding freedom for Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan.
Another branch of the 'Freedom March' launched in Gemlik to end the absolute isolation imposed on Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan, who has not been heard from in İmralı F Type High Security Prison for 32 months, is that coming from Istanbul.
Members of the People's Democratic Congress (HDK), People's Equality and Democracy Party (HEDEP), Free Women's Movement (TJA), MED Prisoner and Convict Families Federation of Law and Solidarity Associations (MED TUHAD-FED), Anatolian Assistance and Solidarity Association with Families Who Lost Their Relatives (ANYAKAYDER) ), Democratic Regions Party (DBP) and Asrın Law Office, Kurdish Studies Association and Mesopotamia Cultural Center (MKM) set off towards Gemlik by bus.
Bağcılar was one of the districts where people came together despite the bad weather conditions. The people gathered at different points and set out towards the meeting areas, chanting the slogan "Bijî Serok Apo".
People from the boroughs of Silivri, Avcılar and Beylikdüzü also went towards the meeting area in the early hours of the morning.
People came together in the HEDEP building in Esenyurt and travelled towards Gemlik filling several buses.
Many people also moved from Bayrampaşa and Arnavutköy.