Tens of thousands of people from all around Europe have started to gather in Strasbourg to protest the invasion attacks against Afrin and the 19th anniversary of the February 15 international plot against Öcalan.
Kurdistanis in Europe and their allies have started to gather on the Boulevard de Nancy and Boulevard de Metz along the Central Train Station in Strasbourg, France to protest the February 15 international plot and the Turkish state’s invasion attacks against Afrin.
TENS OF THOUSANDS FLOOD INTO STRASBOURG
Kurdistanis and allies in Germany, France, Switzerland, Belgium, Sweden, Austria and various other European countries have been flooding into Strasbourg with buses and private vehicles. Thousands of people who create a colorful scene in the streets of Strasbourg with the PKK, KCK, YPG, YPJ and TJK-E flags and Öcalan posters they carry chant slogans for Öcalan and gather in the square where the march will begin, despite the heavy rain.
SALUTING THE AFRIN RESISTANCE
Kurdistanis and allies gathered under the heavy rain sing anthems and chant “Everywhere Afrin, everywhere resistance”. They dance the halay and salute the Afrin resistance. The crowd is protesting the international plot against Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan, and their anger against the Turkish state stands out.
INTENSE SECURITY MEASURES
French police have taken intense security precautions around the gathering spot and have cut off several side roads that lead to the march route with water cannons.
Tens of thousands of people gathered in the area will march to the Rue des Vanneaux rally grounds where a huge rally will be held to protest the February 15 international plot and the Turkish state’s invasion attacks against Afrin.