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Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-03 02:00
Kurdish Human Rights Network (KHRN): Sixteen Kurdish political prisoners in Iran’s prisons went on a three days hunger strike in solidarity with Kurdish political prisoners in Turkey who have been on hunger strike for the past several weeks. According to ...
Kurdish Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike in Solidarity with Political Prisoners in Turkey - Kurdistan Human Rights

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Taken Back to Rajaee Shahr Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-27 02:15
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasim Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi were unexpectedly transferred to Shapour intelligence bureau and taken back to Rajaee Shahr Prison after three days. T ...

Four Sunni Kurdish Prisoners Transferred From Rajaee Shahr to Mahabad Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-25 02:19
Kurdistan Human Rights Network(KHRN): Four Kurdish religious prisoners – Anwar Khezri, Ayoub Karimi, Qasem Abasteh, and Dawood Abdollahi- were transferred from Karaj Prison to the Mahabad Prison for trial at the Islamic Revolutionary Court of Mahabad on A ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Transferred to Orumiyeh Intelligence Office

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-23 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Esmat (Mohammad) Salahshour, a political prisoner who has been serving his sentence at Orumiyeh Central Prison since two years ago, was transferred to the Ministry of Intelligence Detention Centre in Orumieh yesterda ...

Prisoner on 114th day of hunger strike: “We are determined”

ANF - 2019-04-18 18:21
Ahmet Surme, one of the prisoners in Tekirdag who have been on a hunger strike for 114 days, said they are determined and asked for public attention. Surme said their health is at a critical stage. ...

A Kurdish Political Prisoner Exiled to Yazd Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-13 02:02
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kurdish political prisoner, Ghader Mohammad Zadeh who has been in prison for the past 14 years, was exiled to Yazd Prison from the Mahabad Prison on Apr 7, 2019. This political prisoner was previously exiled from the ...

Health status of jailed journalist on hunger strike critical

ANF - 2019-04-08 18:49
The situation of the political prisoners Kibriye Evren, Hilal Ölmez and Evin Kaya on hunger strike is deteriorating rapidly. Journalist Evren is now suffering from vomiting blood. ...

Day 113 of indefinite hunger strike in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-04-08 18:22
The hunger strike in France has left 113 days behind. ...

Hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah taken over by 58th group

ANF - 2019-04-07 08:20
The solidarity hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah was taken over by the 58th group. ...

March in solidarity with hunger strike resistance in Ecuador

ANF - 2019-04-06 09:09
A march was held in Quito, Ecuador, in solidarity with the Kurdish political prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey. ...

New Charges Filed Against A Kurdish Political Prisoner

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-04-02 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network )KHRN): New charges have been filed against the Kurdish political prisoner, Kamran Darwishi, at Branch 1 of Public Prosecutor’s Office in Orumiyeh where the prisoner was also present. The two new charges of disrupting public ...

Mass hunger strike in front of CoE against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-01 18:14
The hunger strike in Strasbourg against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan is on day 106. The mass alternating hunger strike launched last week was moved to the front of the Council of Europe (CoE) offices. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg: Day 106

ANF - 2019-04-01 10:03
The hunger strike in Strasbourg has reached day 106 and the activists are receiving many visitors every day. ...

European delegation visited HDP deputies on hunger strike in Amed

ANF - 2019-03-31 08:34
A European delegation will be in Kurdistan today to follow the local elections and will visit the HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven who has been on hunger strike for 144 days as well as the other deputies fasting. ...

Aydemir to continue hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-03-31 08:34
Erol Aydemir went on hunger strike 10 days ago in the city of Cagliari on the island of Sardinia in Italy. ...

Day 5 in Strasbourg hunger strike in front of EP

ANF - 2019-03-29 16:15
The hunger strike in front of the EP in Strasbourg, France is on day 5. ...

Political prisoner on hunger strike speaks about prisons

ANF - 2019-03-28 16:58
Political prisoner Abdullah Oral, who has been on an indefinite non-alternating hunger strike for 93 days in Izmir Kiriklar Prison No.1, spoke about the oppression by the prison administration on a phone call with his family. ...

A Kurdish Prisoner Released after Serving Three Years in Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-25 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kamran Jafari, a Kurdish political prisoner detained at the Orumiyeh Central Prison, was released after serving his three years imprisonment sentence. The political prisoner was arrested in the city of Orumiyeh in No ...

Kurdish Political Prisoner Exiled to Yazd Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-21 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kurdish political prisoner, Ghader Mohammad Zadeh who has been in prison for the past 14 years, was summoned to the manager’s office of Orumiyeh Central Prison yesterday and Exiled to Yazd Prison. The exile of this p ...

Continued Hunger Strike of Kurdish Political Prisoner at Quarantine of Orumiyeh Central Prison

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-16 02:01
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Kurdish political prisoner, Ghader Mohammad Zadeh who has been in prison for the past 14 years, has gone on hunger strike in protest to being transferred to the Safe Ward (formerly known as Quarantine) of Orumiyeh Ce ...

Teachers Stage Three Days of Sit-In Across Kurdistan

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-03-08 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Teachers have staged sit-ins at schools across Kurdistan on March 3, 4 and 5 following the protests of the teachers and call of Coordinating Council of Teachers Syndicates in Iran (CCTSI). In a conversation with KHRN ...