Steve Sweeney from ‘Morning Star’ and Gaylan Nazhad photographer of ‘101 Beads: Kurdistan in War’ spoke inspiringly about their own experiences of reporting in difficult circumstances. We also heard about the work of Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Hannah James and Grace Petrie added to the theme with their own songs.
This was a very interesting evening – it’s not necessarily the news you hear about … often there is much more information that does not come to mainstream attention to protect private interest and Government agendas.
The evening was supported by Everybody’s Reading Festival, and Leicester NUT – many thanks to them also, and to the Y Theatre.
There have been protests in support of Afrin around the world today. Protest in Leicester City Centre 24 March 2018 – About 100 people gathered at the Leicester Clock Tower, organised by Leicester Kurdish Solidarity Campaign and local Kurds.
Movement for a Democratic Society (TEV-DEM) condemned the arrest of Saleh Moslem and urged the international community to show a reaction to the unlawful practices of the Turkish state. Continue reading “#FreeSalehMuslim 25.2.2018”