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Why did Turkey allow jailed Kurdish leader to meet lawyers after long pause?

Why did Turkey allow jailed Kurdish leader to meet lawyers after long pause?

Al Monitor - 2019-05-06 23:12

Why did Turkey allow jailed Kurdish leader to meet lawyers after long pause? - Al Monitor

Kurdish leader Ocalan calls end to jail hunger strikes in Turkey

Waar Media - 2019-05-26 17:18
WAAR_DUHOK Imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey, Ocalan’s lawyers said on Sunday. “I expect the action to come to an end in light of the broad statements to be made ...

Jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan calls for end hunger strikes in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said Sunday. Ocalan, the co-founder of the outlawed Kurdi ...

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike

Reuters - 2019-05-26 11:35
Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest. ...

Turkey allows new lawyer visit to jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan

E-Kurd - 2019-05-23 13:55
ANKARA,— Turkish authorities allowed imprisoned Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan to see his lawyers on Wednesday for the first time since lifting a ban on such meetings last week. Ocalan, held on Imrali island near Istanbul, saw his lawyers on May 2 for th ...

Turkey lifts visit ban on jailed Kurdish PKK leader Ocalan, minister says

E-Kurd - 2019-05-16 23:27
ISTANBUL,— Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011. Ocalan is the founder and leader of the Kurdistan ...

Jailed PKK leader visit ban lifted, Turkish minister says

Reuters - 2019-05-16 17:50
Turkey has lifted a ban on lawyers visiting jailed Kurdish militant leader Abdullah Ocalan, Justice Minister Abdulhamit Gul said on Thursday, two weeks after the first such visit was allowed since 2011. ...

Political prisoners begin 'death fast' in Turkey to demand rights for imprisoned Kurdish leader | The Canary

Thecanary - 2019-05-11 10:01

Speculation Grows in Turkey After Jailed Kurdish Leader Allowed to See Lawyers

Voanews - 2019-05-09 01:48

Kurdish hunger strikes for Ocalan to continue in Turkey: KCK

E-Kurd - 2019-05-07 20:46
DIYARBAKIR-AMED, Turkey Kurdistan,— Kurdish hunger strikes are set to continue in Turkey’s prisons and internationally as part of a struggle by the “whole of humanity” against the continued isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan. A statement from th ...

Turkey's pro-Kurdish party to once again sit out on Istanbul poll rerun | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-07 17:18

Jailed PKK leader Ocalan 'wants SDF to avoid conflict in Syria'

Al Jazeera - 2019-05-07 06:05
Ocalan, who met lawyers first time in eight years, calls on Kurdish-led SDF to consider Turkish sensitivities in Syria. ...

Ocalan says conflict in Syrian Kurdistan should be avoided: lawyers

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 21:17
ISTANBUL,— Lawyers for Turkey’s imprisoned Kurdish leader and the head of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan said that they met with their client on May 2 in Imrali prison near Istanbul for the first time since 2011. Two of Ocalan’s lawyers r ...

Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan meets lawyers for first time since 2011

E-Kurd - 2019-05-06 18:57
ISTANBUL,— The Kurdish leader of Turkey’s militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has met his lawyers for the first time in eight years, one of them said on Monday. “This is the first meeting with the lawyers since 2011. The meeting last ...

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN CALLS ON SYRIAN DEMOCRATIC FORCES TO PURSUE SOLUTIONS IN SYRIA OTHER THAN THROUGH CONFLICT- STATEMENT READ BY LAWYERS

Yahoo - 2019-05-06 15:04

Lawyers Meet PKK Leader Ocalan for First Time in 7 Years

BAS News - 2019-05-06 14:39
ERBIL — Lawyers were allowed to meet the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan for the first time since 2011. The meeting took place on 2nd May on Turkey’s Imrali Island, where the Kurdish politician is being held since 1999, ac ...

Barzani Receives Hüda-Par Delegation in Erbil

BAS News - 2019-04-30 14:52
ERBIL — Prominent Kurdish leader and former President of Kurdistan Region, Masoud Barzani, Receives Turkey’s Free Cause Party (Hüda-Par) delegation led by Ishaq Saglam, on Tuesday in Erbil. Barzani and the visiting delegation discussed the latest politic ...

Turkey to Find Alternative if US Refuses F-35 Deal: Turkish FM

BAS News - 2019-04-24 00:05
ERBIL - Turkey will find an alternative to meet its needs if the US refuses to supply the F-35 fighter jets, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. "Why do we buy the S-400 [air defense systems]? Because we have an urgent need for an air defe ...

Sarah Jessica Parker shines light on Turkey’s jailed Kurdish leader Demirtas

E-Kurd - 2019-04-14 03:18
Kani Xulam | The Jerusalem Post Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has a severe case of Kurdophobia, but we may have to give the devil his due on this one. He has somehow let Selahattin Demirtas pen Dawn, a work of 12 fictional short stories, from hi ...