Demonstration against Turkish invasion of Rojava in Athens

Protests against Turkish genocidal campaign seeking to invade North and East Syria continue all around the world.

Kurdistan Cultural Center and Revolutionary Youth Movement promoted a demonstration in Athens, Greece in protest at the Turkish invasion of Rojava and northern Syria.

Kurds and anarchist, socialist and leftist groups joined the demonstration which was also supported by Greek people.

The crowd marched from the Akademia Square to the Turkish Embassy with posters of Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan, YPG/YPJ flags and banners in Greek, English and Kurdish that commended the Resistance of Honor against the Turkish invasion. Demonstrators distributed leaflets to passers-by who voiced their support for the protest action.

Chanting “Fascist, murderer Erdoğan” and “Bijî berxwedana Rojava” (Long Live the Resistance of Rojava), demonstrators then held a rally in front of the Turkish Embassy amid intense security measures by the police.

The protest ended following speeches made here on behalf of the Kurdistan Cultural Center and leftist, socialist groups.