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Hunger strikers in prison: We'll take back what they took from us

Hunger strikers in prison: We'll take back what they took from us

ANF - 2019-04-28 16:11
In Turkey and Kurdistan prisoners have gone on indefinite hunger strike on 1 March. Over 7,000 prisoners are fasting and they are suffering continue harassment and attacks. ...
Hunger strikers in prison: We\'ll take back what they took from us - ANF

Solidarity with the hunger strikers in Oslo and Borlänge

ANF - 2019-05-26 10:09
Demonstrations in solidarity with Leyla Güven and the 7,000 hunger strikers in prison were organised in Norway’s capital, Oslo and in Borlänge (Sweden). ...

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. ...

Hunger strikers in Giresun Prison had books and radio confiscated

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Political prisoners in Giresun E-Type Closed Prison denounced that guards confiscated books and radios belonging to prisoners on hunger strike after raiding their cells. ...

British deputies visited hunger strikers in London

ANF - 2019-05-12 11:00
Enfield Southgate MP Bambos Charalambous and Brighton MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle visited activists Nahide Zengin and Mehmet Sait Yılmaz who have been on hunger strike since 15 March in London. ...

Mothers of hunger strikers in prison: Let's build peace!

ANF - 2019-05-09 18:01
"Hands in hands we will bring peace!" said the mothers of the prisoners on hunger strike holding a new action in Amed. ...

Die Linke Taş visited hunger strikers in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-05 12:27
Hunger strikers Cemal Kobanê, Omar Bagdu, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Şiyar Xelil were visited by Die Linke deputy Hakan Taş in Berlin. ...

Event in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Den Haag

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:58
A solidarity event was organized in Den Haag and was joined by hunger strikers as well as Kati Piri, the European Parliament Turkey Rapporteur. ...

Families of hunger strikers in Batman harassed by police

ANF - 2019-05-03 09:10
The police prevented the human chain promoted by the families of prisoners on hunger strikers. ...

Academic Kamuran Akın visited hunger strikers in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-02 11:25
Academic Kamuran Akın visited Cemal Kobanê, Ömer Bağdur, Mele Mustafa Tuzak and Şiyar Xelil who are on hunger strike in Berlin. ...

Families in Esenyurt: We'll give voice to the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-02 09:30
Families of the prisoners on hunger strike gathered in Esenyurt Square, where they held a sit-in. ...

Kavak: Do whatever is in your hands for the hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-01 10:51
Politician Bedrettin Kavak called on everyone to mobilise around the hunger strikers in Strasbourg who have reached the 136th day of their fast. ...

Workers' Day message from Strasbourg hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-04-30 11:49
The hunger strikers in Strasbourg issued a message to mark Workers’ Day. The activists called on everyone to be the voice of the resistance against isolation on 1 May. ...

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. ...

Guerrillas write letter to hunger strikers in South Kurdistan

ANF - 2019-04-29 13:02
Guerrillas sent a letter to hunger strikers in South Kurdistan, Fadile Tok, Nasır Yağız and Herêm Mehmud, saying; “We are closer to victory more than ever. Victory is ours.” ...

Over 7,000 People Abandon Syrian Camp: UN

BAS News - 2019-04-26 21:56
ERBIL - The United Nations revealed on Friday that over 7,000 people had left a camp for displaced Syrian near the borders with Jordan in less than two months. "Since March, over 7,300 people have left Rukban," David Swanson, a spokesperson for the UN's ...

Doctor Gülşen: Hunger strikers at critical stage

ANF - 2019-04-26 12:10
Doctor Fahrettin Gülşen has been monitoring hunger strikers in Strasbourg on a daily basis. He reports that they all suffered from heart, kidney and lungs problems. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Nasır Yağız has reached day 150 of his hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-20 13:38
Together with the hunger strike by the HDP Hewlêr representative, there are solidarity hunger strikes going on in South Kurdistan. ...