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Death fast activist Topkaya: Isolation is everybody’s problem

Death fast activist Topkaya: Isolation is everybody’s problem

ANF - 2019-05-17 16:05
Political prisoner Ahmet Topkaya, who has been on a death fast in the Diyarbakir Type D Prison since April 30, said those who avoid their responsibilities today won’t be able to avoid being held to account by history. ...
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Death fast activist Özdemir: Our only option is to prevail

ANF - 2019-05-22 12:43
Merwan Memduh Özdemir is on day 9 of his death fast in Sulaymaniyah against the isolation. Özdemir said: “We will smash the Imrali system. We will do it at the cost of our lives. We have no other option.” ...

Prisoners on death fast have radios confiscated

ANF - 2019-05-20 13:05
Asli Dogan and Ardil Cesme’s radios were confiscated after their wards were raided on day 21 of their death fast in the Gebze Type M Closed Women’s Prison. ...

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.” ...

Prisoner’s mother: End the isolation in practice not theory

ANF - 2019-05-18 13:30
Hatice Soyler, mother of Ozlem Soyler who has been on a hunger strike since December 16 in the Gebze Prison protesting the Imrali isolation said the isolation must end in practice, not in theory. ...

Prisoners on death fast in Kandıra harassed by guards

ANF - 2019-05-18 11:01
Prisoners on death fast in Kandıra prison are said to have been heavily harassed. ...

30 prisoners are on death fast, listen to their voice!

ANF - 2019-05-17 10:50
The first group of prisoners on death fast has reached day 18 while the second has reached day 8. ...

Youth from Southern Kurdistan visit Ozdemir

ANF - 2019-05-16 16:07
Two youth movements from Southern Kurdistan visited Merwan Memduh Ozdemir, who is on a death fast against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan in Sulaimaniyah. ...

Prisoner coughing up blood: “I will continue my protest”

ANF - 2019-05-16 13:01
Gullu Dasci, who has been on a hunger strike in the Mardin Type E Closed Prison against the isolation, started to cough up blood. Dasci announced that she will continue her protest nonetheless. ...

Young man goes on death fast in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-14 13:49
A young man named Memduh Ozdemir in Sulaymaniyah went on a death fast to protest the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Families resist in Gebze and Bakirkoy

ANF - 2019-05-13 15:49
Turkish state forces continue repressive measures against families of prisoners on hunger strike and death fast against the isolation of Abdullah Ocalan. ...

Death faster Aydın: Let's spread the resistance everywhere!

ANF - 2019-05-11 10:34
One of the prisoners who turned the hunger strike into death fast on 30 April is Şükran Aydın. She is in Bakırköy Women Closed Prison. ...

30 prisoners on death fast

ANF - 2019-05-11 08:26
Two groups of 15 prisoners are now on death fast, the first started on 30 April while the second on 10 May. ...

SDF Won’t Be a Threat to Turkey: Co-chair

BAS News - 2019-05-08 15:35
ERBIL — As the establishment of a ‘Safe Zone’ in the Kurdish territories of northern Syria is in the heated debate related to the region, Turkey continues insisting on having control over the proposed safe zone while the US rejects the idea. Turkey says ...

Kocak: Isolation is not broken, resistance will continue

ANF - 2019-05-08 14:50
Mehmet Ali Kocak, who has been on a hunger strike in Geneva for 78 days protesting the isolation, said: “My resistance will continue until the isolation is completely broken.” ...

Yagiz hospitalized, refuses treatment

ANF - 2019-05-04 12:24
Nasir Yagiz, who has been on a hunger strike for 165 days demanding an end to the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Ocalan, was taken to the Jin Hospital when his condition worsened but he refused treatment. ...

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. ...

Hunger striker Yusuf Iba reached day 108 of fast in Toronto

ANF - 2019-04-29 09:41
Kurdish activist Yusuf Iba has been on hunger strike for 108 days in Toronto, Canada. ...

Yagiz on day 156 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-04-25 13:07
Nasir Yagiz has been on a hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation, and his health issues continue to intensify. ...