Events

Peace in Kurdistan Campaign organises events and meetings as part of its political and solidarity work.  You can find information on our events here, as well as related events held by other organisations from London and across the country.

 

protest_no to war_080815Saturday 8 August, 3pm
PROTEST MARCH: Support the Rojava Revolution! Say no to war!
A protest will take place outside the BBC this Saturday afternoon Join us to protest against massacres in Kurdistan by ISIS and the Turkish State.
VENUE: Outside the BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, Marylebone, London, W1A 1AA

Saturday 8 August, 4-5pm
Kurdish resistance and the arms trade’s complicity in repression in Kurdistan
Part of the Anarchist Action Networks East London Rising festival, where workshops have been taking place all week on migrant solidarity, direct action training, Palestine rights, workers struggles in Spain and more. This session on Kurdistan takes place at 4pm, where activist Zeynep Kurban will speak alongside researchers from Corporate Watch who have been investigating the role of the British arms trade in repressing the Kurdistan.
View the full programme.
VENUE: London Action Resource Centre, 62 Fieldagte Street, Whitechapel, London E1 1ES

Sunday 9 August, 1-3pm
North London Q+A: Meet Jeremy Corbyn MP
A community event to meet Jeremy, discuss the campaign, with lots of time for Q&As.
Speakers include:
Jeremy Corbyn MP
• Asima Shaikh, Islington Labour councillor
• Aysegul Erdogan, Islington Labour councillor
• Francisco Dominguez, Head of Latin American studies at Middlesex University
VENUE: Kurdish Community Centre (KCC), 11 Portland Gardens, London N4 1HU (near Haringey Green Lanes Station)

Sunday 30 August, 7.30-9pm
Ahmet Altan in conversation with Philippe Sands
One of Turkey’s most significant writers, Ahmet Altan, will be in London to celebrate the release of the first English translation of one of his novels, Endgame. English PEN and Canongate are hosting Ahmet at the Arcola Theatre, where he will be joined by barrister, author, professor and English PEN trustee Philippe Sands QC to talk about the novel, his invaluable contribution to Turkish journalism and literature, and threats to freedom of expression in Turkey.
VENUE: Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL. Tickets will be available on the Arcola Theatre website.