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Prisoners’ families: We need courage to break the isolation

Prisoners’ families: We need courage to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-11 14:37
Prisoners’ families spoke about the hunger strikes their children are on and said: “Our children’s demands are our demands, we stand with them. We need courage to break the isolation.” ...
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PKK-PAJK Prisons Committee: Our resistance entered a new phase

ANF - 2019-05-28 14:01
PKK-PAJK Prisons Committee stated that the hunger strikes have ended in success and said, “Our duty from now on is to take the struggle against the Imrali torture system, the isolation and fascism to completion. ...

DKP/BÖG: We salute the victorious against the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-27 14:26
DKP/ BÖG saluted the victory against the isolation and said, “We will take the line of resistance of thousands of prisoners to the frontmost areas of struggle to tear down fascism.” ...

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 ...

Death faster Ozdemir: We will break the isolation with resistance

ANF - 2019-05-18 15:39
Merwan Memduh Ozdemir, who has been on a death fast for 5 days in Sulaimaniyah against the isolation, said: “We will break the isolation.” ...

Families continue to resist in Amed and Istanbul

ANF - 2019-05-16 16:39
Families of prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts in Istanbul and Amed continue their protests. The families support their children’s demands despite police interventions. ...

Families hold sit-in and march: “End the isolation now!”

ANF - 2019-05-16 14:34
Families of prisoners continued their sit-ins in Istanbul and Adana, demanding an immediate end to the isolation. ...

Swedish Left Party writes letter to Erdogan about Ocalan

ANF - 2019-05-16 13:36
Sweden’s Left Party MPs and administrators sent a letter to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and demanded that he take action to end the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Our Forces Carried Out a Search Campaign to Arrest the Terrorists

SDF Press - 2019-05-16 01:21
Our forces carried out a search campaign in the vicinity of of Al-Shuhail town and its desert in the early hours of the morning of May 15, 2019 to arrest the terrorist group of ISIS. The campaign targeted terrorist hideouts in the desert region of al-Shuh ...

Prisoners’ mothers in Viransehir send fax to Ministry of Justice

ANF - 2019-05-15 19:11
Mothers from Viransehir sent a fax to the Ministry of Justice, supporting their children’s demands and demanding an end to the isolation to prevent deaths and put an end to the chaos in the country. ...

Mothers in Amed: We support our children’s resistance

ANF - 2019-05-14 16:15
The prisoners’ mothers are on day 14 of their protest. The families continue their protest despite the police blockade and attacks and say they support their children’s resistance. ...

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. ...

Germany to instate “mosque tax” against Erdogan threat

ANF - 2019-05-13 13:31
Germany is discussing whether to instate a “mosque tax” to break the influence of Salafist groups and foreign countries like Turkey. ...

Women in Armenia: We are ready to do our part

ANF - 2019-05-13 12:23
"Armenian women never accept the isolation imposed on Leader Apo. We welcome the visit held by lawyers with the Leader but are aware that this visit does not mean the end of isolation." ...

Prisoners’ families in Bakirkoy: We will come every day

ANF - 2019-05-11 15:05
The police stopped the demonstration by prisoners’ families in front of the Bakirkoy Prison. The families said, “Whatever you do, we will come here every day.” ...

Mothers of prisoners battered and detained in Bakirkoy

ANF - 2019-05-09 12:11
Mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts to end the isolation were attacked by the police. Several mothers were battered and detained. ...

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. ...

KCK: Isolation hasn’t ended, demands haven’t been met

ANF - 2019-05-07 10:01
KCK: “The isolation hasn’t ended, and the demands of the resistance haven’t been met. The lawyers’ visit to Imrali was planned only to ease the domestic and foreign pressure created by the resistance to break the isolation.” ...

Families:Our protests will continue until the isolation is broken

ANF - 2019-05-03 17:05
Families of prisoners who have been on hunger strikes to protest the isolation imposed upon Ocalan spoke against police brutality and announced that they will be on the streets every day until the isolation is broken. ...

Stockholm hunger strikers: We are resolved to break the isolation

ANF - 2019-04-16 16:21
Democratic Kurdish Society Center Norway Co-chair Ayser Yuce who continues her hunger strike in Stockholm, Sweden criticized the Norwegian government for their silence and said they are resolved to break the isolation. ...