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Committee sent report to Ministry of Justice on hunger strikes

Committee sent report to Ministry of Justice on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-05-08 12:09
The Monitoring Committee, which was established to monitor isolation and hunger strikes, submitted a report to the Ministry of Justice. ...
Committee sent report to Ministry of Justice on hunger strikes - ANF

TEV-DEM Co-chair: The key to the solution is in Imrali

ANF - 2019-05-15 14:54
TEV-DEM Co-chair Xerib Hiso spoke about Ocalan’s recent message and said Turkey needs a fresh start: “The key to this fresh start is with Leader Apo.” ...

Mothers protesting in Parliament want to meet the Minister

ANF - 2019-05-14 15:22
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strikes launched a sit-in in the Parliament. HDP Deputy Group Chairperson Fatma Kurtulan announced that the mothers want to meet with the Minister of Justice regarding the isolation. ...

Mothers in white headscarves hold sit-in at Parliament

ANF - 2019-05-14 14:34
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strikes against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan organized a sit-in in the Parliament to meet with the Ministry of Justice. ...

Iraqi Kurdistan parliament opens door to nominations of presidential candidates

E-Kurd - 2019-05-12 15:31
HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— Iraqi Kurdistan Parliament on Sunday opened door to nominations of presidential candidates. The parliament’s presidency that includes speaker and its two deputies met on Sunday to discuss the nominations of preside ...

Greens MP: Isolation is a human rights violation

ANF - 2019-05-06 15:48
Berivan Aymaz from Germany’s Greens said they as a party are concerned that there are thousands of people on hunger strikes and stressed that isolation is a human rights violation. ...

Parliament to Reactivate Kurdistan Presidency on Wednesday

BAS News - 2019-05-06 11:39
ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Parliament will convene on Wednesday (8th May) to vote on reactivation of Kurdistan Region Presidency. According to agenda of the session which is issued by the legislative, it will also vote on an amendment to the presidency law ...

Completion of the 3rd Class at Ministry of Peshmerga’s Qalachwalan Military College

Ministry of Peshmerga - 2019-05-05 19:07
Media Center, Ministry of Peshmerga On May 2, 2019, the graduation ceremony for the 3rd class at Qalachawalan Military College was held. The ceremony was attended by Sheikh Jaafar Mustafa (Commander of the 70th unit), Lieutenant General Jabbar Yawar (Pes ...

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. ...

Committee of Self-Defense in Tabqa .. Organization of the affairs of the fighters and the establishment of a defensive army

SDF Press - 2019-05-04 00:07
Tabqa- The Committee for Self-Defense in Tabqa one of the committees of the Executive Council, which was established on 1/11/2017 and began to work to facilitate the participation of the residents of Tabqa to protect and defend the city. The center of sel ...

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. ...

Police attacks protesters in Gebze: Several mothers detained

ANF - 2019-05-02 17:19
Police attacked the vigil held in Gebze by families of prisoners on hunger strikes demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. Several mothers were detained. ...

White scarves form human chain in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-01 15:48
Women wearing white headscarves attended the May 1 celebrations in Amed where they formed a human chain to draw attention to the political prisoners on hunger strikes. The crowd in the square frequently chant for the resistance in the prisons. ...

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.” ...

Khaled visits MPs on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-15 16:18
PFLP Politbureau Member Leila Khaled visited HDP MPs on hunger strikes. ...

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. ...

Swiss parties urged Government to act on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 11:14
Three Swiss political party, the Swiss Federal Council and the Geneva Canton Government, called on the international community to act on hunger strikes. ...

ÖHD Prison Commission announced report on hunger strikes

ANF - 2019-04-09 09:46
The members of the Istanbul Branch of Jurists for Freedom (ÖHD) Prison Commission announced their report on the situation of prisoners in Marmara region on hunger strike at the Istanbul branch of the Human Rights Association (İHD). ...