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Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life

Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life

ANF - 2019-04-21 09:58
The photos and a brief biography of the hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation against Ocalan are being published on social media. ...
Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life - ANF

Leyla Guven on day 181 of her protest

ANF - 2019-05-07 13:47
Leyla Guven’s hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan is on day 181. 15 prisoners are on a death fast for 8 days. After Ocalan’s message was mae public yesterday, the prisoners announced that they will continue their protest. ...

Iranian Kurdistan: Man Slaughters Sister for “Honor”

BAS News - 2019-05-05 15:44
ERBIL — A man in Iranian Kurdistan killed his sister overnight Saturday allegedly as an “honer killing”. Hangaw Organization for Human Rights cited a family friend of the victim who revealed that the man hanged his sister and then beheaded her. The sourc ...

Yagiz on day 156 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-25 13:07
Nasir Yagiz has been on a hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation, and his health issues continue to intensify. ...

Sri Lanka attacks: The ban on social media

BBC - 2019-04-24 01:21
Is the ban a sign of things to come for social media firms unable to halt the spread of misinformation? ...

Berlin hunger strikers visited by Latin American activists

ANF - 2019-04-20 07:32
Hunger strikers Cemal Kobanê, Ömer Bağdur, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Şiyar Xelil in Berlin have received a visit by a Latin American group of activists. ...

Scottish Trades Union shows support for hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-19 15:09
The Scottish Trade Unions Congress demanded an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan and declared support for hunger strikers. ...

German teachers union shows support for hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-19 13:44
Prominent German NGO Education and Science Union (GEW) announced that they support the demands of hunger strikers who continue to resist to end the isolation imposed upon Ocalan. ...

Solidarity from Basque political prisoners with hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-19 10:14
“We want to show our deepest respect to the Kurdish hunger-strikers. Your life and death commitment for your people and your dignity are an example for us.” ...

Famous Dutch doctor visited Kurdish hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-18 16:48
While the hunger strikers said they would not accept any treatment, the Dutch doctor said he respected the will of the activists. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Copenhagen

ANF - 2019-04-18 08:35
An action was taken in Nytorv, one of the busy squares of Copenhagen to inform the people about the hunger strikes and the health situation of the hunger strikers. ...

MEPs visit hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-04-17 14:46
Two members of the European Parliament visited the indefinite non-alternating hunger strikers in Strasbourg. ...

Italian meeting sent solidarity to hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-16 08:46
Solidarity to the hunger strikers from mass meeting in Italy. ...

Ken Loach sends solidarity to 7000 Kurdish hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-14 12:41
Film director Ken Loach sends solidarity and support to the Kurdish hunger strikers. ...

Italian Metal Workers Union sent solidarity to hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-13 11:05
FIOM, the most important Italian metal workers union expressed solidarity with Kurdish comrades on hunger strike demanding the end of isolation against Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Group of German activists to go on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-12 12:08
A group of German activists are going on a hunger strike in Berlin in solidarity with the ongoing hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation. ...

Mothers: The isolation must end now

ANF - 2019-04-10 14:05
Turkish and Kurdish mothers whose children are on hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Ocalan said the isolation should end as soon as possible. ...

A Tribute to Judge Ralph Fertig: Kurdish American Education Society

E-Kurd - 2019-04-08 19:53
Ardishir Rashidi-Kalhur | Ekurd.net Today on April 7th, 2019, members of the Kurdish Communities of Southern California, and a distinguished representative from the Kurdish American Education Society attended a memorial service for the much beloved Judge ...

Peace Mothers: Everybody with a conscience should take action

ANF - 2019-04-08 14:23
Members of the Peace Mothers Council protested the silence in the face of the ongoing indefinite nonalternating hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation and called on “everybody with a conscience” to take action. ...

Hunger strike, an installation and a performance in Rome

ANF - 2019-04-02 10:48
‘Hunger Strike’ is the title of an installation and a performance presented by Norma Santi in the context of the exposition Art and Anarchy organised at the Macro Asilo Museum in Rome. ...

HDP, HDK, DTK, DBP: Speak up!

ANF - 2019-03-26 15:27
HDP, HDK, DTK and DBP gave a joint message in Amed: “The people shouted out loud on Newroz that they won’t bow down. The isolation must end. Let’s speak up to avoid worse outcomes.” ...