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Mothers held sit-in in Bismil and Lice

Mothers held sit-in in Bismil and Lice

ANF - 2019-05-18 07:38
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike and death fast held a sit-in in Lice and Bismil in the province of Amed. ...
Mothers held sit-in in Bismil and Lice - ANF

10 hunger strike and death fast activists hospitalized in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 15:47
10 prisoners on hunger strike and death fast in Amed, have been taken to hospital after ending their actions. ...

Mothers in Amed: "Long live the resistance in the prisons"

ANF - 2019-05-24 14:39
Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike took to the streets in the province of Amed in northern Kurdistan to draw attention to the resistance against isolation. ...

Police attacked and injured the mothers of prisoners in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-20 16:18
The 42nd vigil outside the women's prison in the western Turkish town of Gebze has also been violently attacked by the police. Several mothers of prisoners were injured and arrested. ...

Police attacked mothers in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-20 14:58
The police attacked mothers in Gebze and detained several. ...

Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

ANF - 2019-05-19 10:20
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir has been on hunger strike for 60 days in Italy demanding the end of 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. ...

5th hearing held for Kurdish man in Stuttgart

ANF - 2019-05-16 14:07
The 5th hearing was held today in the case against Kurdish man Salih K. in the Stuttgart State Court. Salih K. and his lawyer Carl Heydenreich were present in the hearing. ...

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. ...

Mothers: Today is us, tomorrow it could be you. Speak out now!

ANF - 2019-05-14 09:56
Mothers of the prisoners on hunger strike promoted a sit-in in Amed and in Lice. ...

Kurds protested isolation in Montpellier and Toulouse

ANF - 2019-05-12 09:32
Kurds protested isolation in Montpellier and Toulouse. ...

Protest agains Afrin wall held in Zurich and Nicosia

ANF - 2019-05-11 10:00
Kurds living in Europe protested against the wall built by the occupying Turkish state in Afrin. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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.” ...

Mothers of prisoners on hunger strike start sit-in in Amed

ANF - 2019-04-24 15:45
Relatives of prisoners who were obstructed and battered by the police in Amed, started a sit-in protest. ...