EU Turkey Civic Commission meets in Brussels

EU Turkey Civic Commission meets in Brussels

The Annual International Conference on the EU, Turkey, the Middle East and the Kurds was hosted by the EU Turkey Civic Commission (EUTCC) in cooperation with the GUE/NGL Group, the Greens-European Free Alliance (GREENS/EFA) and the Groups of the Free Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D). The conference met on 5th and 6th of February 2020 in the European Parliament in Brussels. EU Turkey Civic Commission The EU Turkey Civic Commissions patrons include Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, South Africa, Bianca Jagger, The Council of Europe Goodwill Ambassador Chair of the Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation, Noam…
Read More
Wales leads international solidarity with Öcalan

Wales leads international solidarity with Öcalan

The Welsh Assembly has taken a historic stance in support of Newport resident and hunger striker Imam Sis and his calls for international solidarity and action on the isolation of Kurdish political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan. Welsh trade unions including Unite Youth Wales, UNISON Cardiff County, FBU Wales, PCS and IWW Cymru campaigned with precision and passion to support the motion raised by Plaid Cymru. Without the grassroots activity of rank and file trade unionists and activists applying pressure on AM's the motion in support of Imams demands might not have passed. The Council of Europe raises concerns Imam was himself…
Read More