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Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed

Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-24 15:45
Relatives of prisoners who were obstructed and battered by the police in Amed, started a sit-in protest. ...
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed - ANF

Mother of prisoner on hunger strike: We are their voice outside

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
One of the prisoners who joined the hunger strike resistance is Baran Atay, in Osmaniye Prison. He has been on hunger strike since 1 March. ...

Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-05-19 10:20
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir has been on hunger strike for 60 days in Italy demanding the end of isolation. ...

Imam Şiş: 143 days on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-08 09:35
Imam Şiş has been on hunger strike for 143 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Mothers on hunger strike in Adana

ANF - 2019-05-03 16:26
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike protesting the isolation are going on a 3-day hunger strike. ...

HDP Ay beaten by police at families sit-in in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-01 11:36
HDP Gebze district co-chair Idris Ay was beaten and detained during the peaceful protest of families of prisoners on hunger strike in front of Gebze prison. ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

Seattle Times - 2019-04-30 18:49
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The number of prisoners who have joined a hunger strike to press Turkish authorities to end the isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has increased to close to 3,000, a human rights group said Tuesday. Human Righ ...

Rights group: 3,000 prisoners on hunger strike in Turkey

FOX News - 2019-04-30 16:23
A Turkish human rights group says close to 3,000 prisoners have joined a hunger strike to press authorities to end the alleged isolation in jail of Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Families of prisoners call for mobilization

ANF - 2019-04-30 14:53
"It is high time we do not speak but take to the streets. Our sole agenda is to keep the resistance going unabated until we achieve a result," said families of the prisoners on hunger strike. ...

Vigil promoted by families of hunger strikers in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-30 08:26
The vigil organised by the families of prisoners on hunger strike in Esenyurt Square has reached day 6. ...

Mothers of prisoners stage sit-in in front of Bakırköy Prison

ANF - 2019-04-29 17:40
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike continue their protests for their children. ...

Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri forcibly taken to hospital

ANF - 2019-04-29 13:02
Prisoners on hunger strike in Silivri Prison were handcuffed and taken to hospital by use of force. The prisoners refused to be treated, saying; “We will never stray from our path.” ...

Journalist Nedim Türfent on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-22 16:18
Imprisoned journalist Nedim Türfent joined the prison resistance against isolation on 1 March. In a letter he writes that he is in high morale, but worried about the prisoners on hunger strike or four months. ...

Police attacked Peace Mothers in front of Gebze Prison again

ANF - 2019-04-21 15:03
Again, the police attacked a sit-in protest in Gebze. Relatives of prisoners on hunger strike have been demonstrating in front of the women's prison in the western Turkish town for two weeks. There were several arrests. ...

Epileptic prisoner on hunger strike since 1 March

ANF - 2019-04-21 11:49
Selami Keles, a epileptic prisoner in Düzce T Type Closed Prison, has been on hunger strike since 1 March. ...

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. ...

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 ...

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. ...