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Women on hunger strike in Amed jail remembered Sakine Cansiz

Women on hunger strike in Amed jail remembered Sakine Cansiz

ANF - 2019-01-08 16:37
"With her struggle, Heval Sara was like a cloud pouring rain on our black and dry world. She fulfilled her mission of leading the growth of the Kurdish women in the Middle East and Kurdistan." ...
Women on hunger strike in Amed jail remembered Sakine Cansiz - ANF

Maxmur women on day four of hunger strike in Hewler

ANF - 2019-02-02 11:33
Members of the Ishtar Women’s Council from Maxmur refugee camp who have launched a hunger strike in front of the United Nations’ office in Erbil, continue their action despite the cold and rain. ...

Hunger strike in Adygea continues with the second group

ANF - 2019-01-27 17:10
The hunger strike in Adygea, demanding the removal of the isolation of the Kurdish people’s leader, Abdullah Ocalan, continues with the second group taking turn. ...

Prisoners on hunger strike in Tarsus harassed

ANF - 2019-01-27 16:49
Abuses are reported by prisoners on hunger strike in Tarsus T Type No.1 Prison. ...

Kurdish activist Şiyar Xelîl goes on hunger strike in Germany

ANF - 2019-01-27 11:02
Kurdish activist Şiyar Xelîl launched an indefinite and non-alternating hunger strike in the German city of Nuremberg. ...

Hunger strike in Strasburg on the 37th day

ANF - 2019-01-22 10:42
The hunger strike in France’s Strasburg city is on the 37th day; yesterday many individuals visited the hunger strikers. ...

Hunger strike in Wales reached day 30

ANF - 2019-01-15 09:59
Sis, who could not join the hunger strike action in Strasbourg, due to bureaucratic problems, has been on hunger strike in Wales for 30 days. ...

Ilhan Sis to continue his indefinite hunger strike in Galler

ANF - 2019-01-13 17:17
Ilhan Sis, who is hunger strike in Galler for 28 days, stated that he will continue his action. ...

HDP Council Member Yagiz on day 53 of hunger strike in Hewler

ANF - 2019-01-12 15:15
HDP Council Member Nasir Yagiz has been on a hunger strike in Hewler for 53 days and his health continues to deteriorate. ...

Prisoner on hunger strike placed in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-01-12 13:18
Bahtiyar Kemal Hasan, who has been on an indefinite and non-alternate hunger strike in the Van Type F Closed Prison, has been placed in solitary confinement. ...

PKK-linked Detainees Go on Hunger Strike in Sulaymaniyah

BAS News - 2019-01-12 11:20
ERBIL — Dozens of people, who have been detained in Sulaymaniyah over cultural activities in support of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), have gone on a hunger strike in prison. The detainees were put under custody after attending a gathering in Sulaymaniy ...

Turkey Kurdish lawmaker Leyla Guven on hunger strike in ‘critical’ condition

E-Kurd - 2019-01-11 14:33
ISTANBUL,— A detained lawmaker from the Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey is suffering a “life-threatening” medical condition as her hunger strike enters its 64th day, the party said on Thursday. Leyla Guven, 55, launched a hunger strike ...

Kurdish party: 162 inmates on hunger strike in Turkey

Washington Times - 2019-01-09 16:38
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - A pro-Kurdish party lawmaker says scores of prisoners have joined a hunger strike in a show of solidarity with an imprisoned opposition legislator who has been refusing food since November. People's Democratic Party legislator Meral ...

Prisoners on hunger strike arbitrarily deported

ANF - 2019-01-07 23:23
Retaliation measures are being taken by prison authorities against prisoners on hunger strike. ...

Hunger strike in Maxmur Camp reached day 24

ANF - 2019-01-07 10:01
The eight group of activists took over the hunger strike in Maxmur Camp. ...

Kurdish MP on hunger strike in Turkish prison is critically ill: Lawyer

Rûdaw - 2019-01-03 17:27
Leyla Guven has been on hunger strike for 57 days ...

Solidarity hunger strike in Marseille on day 10

ANF - 2018-12-15 12:11
The hunger strike in Marseille, France continues on its 10th day. ...

Syriacs support the hunger strike in Stockholm

ANF - 2018-12-10 13:32
Assyrians-Syriacs have joined the hunger strike in Stockholm. Yasar Kucukaslan from the Mesopotamia Freedom Party said, “The isolation adversely affects the Syriac-Assyrian-Chaldean population in the country.” ...