ÖCALAN : PKK leader applies to Turkey’s Constitutional Court

ISTANBUL – Hürriyet – 29.1.2013 – Imprisoned leader of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Öcalan has applied to the Turkish Constitutional Court over a ban that prevented the publication of his work, “The Kurdish Manifesto,” daily Hürriyet reported.

Öcalan reportedly applied individually and listed himself as the wronged party as he was unable to secure the necessary permissions to publish his writings as a book. The court found some documents missing from his application and offered Öcalan time to provide them. Official processing of the application will begin once the application is fully completed. If the court decides in favor of Öcalan, “The Kurdish Manifesto” will be published in his own name.