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Co-ops in England and Wales Express Solidarity with Rojava on Global Days of Action, July 2020

Below we show photos and messages from co-operatives in England and Wales in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution in North-East Syria. This comes following the call for action from Solidarity Economy Association and Co-operation in Mesopotamia for co-ops to join the Global Days of Action on 18-19 July 2020. #CoopsRiseUp4Rojava

Global Days of Action 18-19 July 2020

Co-operation in Mesopotamia and the Solidarity Economy Association are inviting co-operatives to participate in the Global Days of Action on the weekend of 18-19 July.

Call for Co-operatives to #RiseUp4Rojava

On the morning of 9 October, Turkish state military forces began to bombard cities of North and East Syria – the region commonly known as Rojava – and also began incursions across the border, particularly in the region around Girê Spî (Tel Abyad) and Serê Kaniyê, which is now under full occupation by Turkish forces.

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt urged to raise issue of Hasankeyf with Turkish Government in light of increasing international concern

Campaigners and co-operative members in London took part in the 3rd Global Days of Action for the defence of the 12,000 year old town Hasankeyf and the Tigris River on 7 June, 2019. The Turkish Government had announced their intention to begin filling the dam reservoir on 10 June, leading to the call for the

Our statement of solidarity as global hunger strikers celebrate end of Ocalan’s isolation

The Solidarity Economy Association wish to send our heartfelt solidarity and congratulations to the over 7,000 Kurdish people around the world who have just ended their hunger strikes in victory. The hunger strikers had been demanding the end of the aggravated isolation which has been imposed on Kurdish leader and political prisoner Abdullah Ocalan, who