Vigil launched in Basel to demand freedom for Abdullah Öcalan
A vigil was launched in Basel within the scope of the "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan, solution to the Kurdish problem" initiative. In the cities of Aarau, Luzern and Zurich, meetings were held with institution officials.
Work continues in Switzerland within the scope of the "Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan, solution to the Kurdish problem" international initiative, which was launched on 10 October in dozens of cities around the world.
A vigil was launched at the Basel Democratic Kurdish Community Center with the participation of Kurdish, Swiss, Catalan, Uruguayan, French and Kenyan activists who demanded freedom of Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan.
During the vigil to be held every Wednesday by the Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan Committee, Abdullah Öcalan's books will be presented, as well as film screenings. Open public meetings will also be organized.
The vigil started with a press conference.
Kurdistan National Congress (KNK) member Ali Matur said that they will spread the action started in Basel to all of Switzerland. Matur called on the people of Kurdistan, especially women and young people, to support the international initiative.
Meetings with institutions in many cities
The Swiss Kurdish Women's Union (YJK-S) held meetings with representatives of the press, political parties and civil society organizations in the cities of Aarau, Lucerne and Zurich.