Notes of first meeting 24 March 2016

First meeting, first thoughts: Political action and campaigning …

Political action:

  • Link with Nottingham Kurdish Solidarity Campaign
  • The focus will be on what other Governments are doing to Kurds, particularly at this time:
    • Kurds in Syria are living in a society created during these troubled times, which has brought relative peace and democracy in the midst of chaos. They have put together a model of organisation that could be rolled out across the Middle East. This model accommodates all who share their common values. Continue reading “Notes of first meeting 24 March 2016”

Calls for action over man arrested after fighting IS

2016 April 5: Supporters of a man who left Britain to go and fight the so-called Islamic State, are calling for all criminal proceedings against him to be dropped.

Aiden Aslin, from Newark in Nottinghamshire, flew out to Syria last year to go and fight alongside Kurdish forces.