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Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building in Amed

Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-04 14:31
The families of the prisoners on hunger strike walked into the police blockade and moved towards the HDP Amed provincial building that was also closed off by the police. ...
Families of prisoners walked to closed off HDP building 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. ...

Many journalists among prisoners on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-18 10:19
Journalists in prison have joined the hunger strike resistance. ...

Families of prisoners: Give voice to the hunger strikers!

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
The families of prisoners on hunger strike have been promoting actions in Amed, Istanbul, Şırnak, Bismil. ...

Prisoners’ families stopped by police in front of Gebze prison

ANF - 2019-05-08 15:06
The sit-in families of prisoners on hunger strike were to hold in front of the Gebze Closed Women’s Prison was stopped by the police. ...

Police harassed families in Gebze once again

ANF - 2019-05-08 08:42
Police once again harassed the families of prisoners on hunger strike who wanted to hold a sit-in in front of Gebze M Type Closed Prison. ...

Police attacked families of prisoners, detained 19 in Batman

ANF - 2019-05-07 15:06
Turkish state forces have attacked the relatives of prisoners who wanted to make a press statement in front of Batman M Type Prison. 19 people were taken into custody in the crackdown. ...

Prisoners on hunger strike placed in solitary confinement

ANF - 2019-05-04 15:00
IHD Istanbul Chapter Executive Council Member and OHD Istanbul Chapter Prisons Commission Member Lawyer Firat Vural said prisoners on hunger strikes are being issued solitary confinement penalties without any investigations. ...

Police closed off HDP Amed Provincial Organisation building

ANF - 2019-05-04 13:58
The HDP Amed Provincial Organization was closed off by police. ...

Two female prisoners on hunger strike exiled

ANF - 2019-05-03 13:14
Sibel Akdeniz and Azize Yagiz, who have been on a hunger strike in the Mardin Type E Closed Prison, were exiled to the Kayseri Closed Women’s Prison. ...

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. ...

Police brutality against families in Istanbul, Amed and Sirnak

ANF - 2019-05-02 13:30
Turkish police attacked families of prisoners as they held sit-ins in Istanbul and Amed and stopped a press statement to be held in front of the Sirnak Type T Closed Prison. ...

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. ...

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.” ...

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. ...