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Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome

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. ...
Erol Aydemir: 60 days on hunger strike in Rome - ANF

France on Death Penalty for 3 French in Iraq: Execution Opposed in Principle

BAS News - 2019-05-27 14:55
ERBIL — A day after Iraqi judicial authorities sentenced three French nationals to death for their membership to the Islamic State (IS), the French government said it is opposed in principle to the practice of death penalty. “France is opposed, on princi ...

Leyla Güven: 200 days on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-26 10:09
DTK Co-chair Leyla Güven is on day 200 of her hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation in Imrali. ...

Hunger strike in Maxmur on day 160

ANF - 2019-05-24 13:06
The hunger strike in Maxmur against the isolation continues on day 160 as the 54th group takes over. ...

Mother of prisoner on hunger strike: We are their voice outside

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
One of the prisoners who joined the hunger strike resistance is Baran Atay, in Osmaniye Prison. He has been on hunger strike since 1 March. ...

Hunger strike in Shehba on day 8

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Activists on hunger strike in Shehba to support the hunger strikes and death fasts called on the CPT to fulfill its duties. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg on day 155

ANF - 2019-05-20 15:20
The indefinite nonalternating hunger strike against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan continues in Strasbourg, France on day 155. ...

Mothers of Qamishlo on hunger strike against isolation

ANF - 2019-05-20 11:07
The solidarity hunger strike in the Canton of Jazira is on its second day. The hunger strike is carried out at the 19 July Park led by Konreya Star and the Qamishlo Martyrs' Families Association. ...

French deputy visited hunger strikers in Paris

ANF - 2019-05-18 11:01
Patrick Le Hyaric, a member of the European Parliament and Director of the French Humanitè Newspaper, visited Özkan Özdemir, who has been on hunger strike in Paris for 47 days. ...

Family of Mam Zeki Shengali visited hunger strikers in Strasbourg

ANF - 2019-05-15 08:41
The family members of the KCK Executive Council, Zeki Şengali, visited activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg. ...

Three-day solidarity hunger strike in Lucerne

ANF - 2019-05-14 08:48
A group of Kurds went on a three-day hunger strike in the Swiss city of Lucerne. ...

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." ...

Patriotic Youth took over the hunger strike in Sulaymaniyah

ANF - 2019-05-12 21:36
Members of the Kurdistan Patriotic Youth Movement took over the hunger strike on 152nd day in Sulaymaniyah. ...

Imam Şiş: Day 146 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-11 08:26
Imam Şiş has been on hunger strike for 146 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Women prisoners wrote to mothers in front of Gebze jail

ANF - 2019-05-09 10:29
The women prisoners in Gebze Prison, who are continuing their hunger strike demanding the end of isolation, wrote a letter to the mothers who resist in front of the jail to mark Mother's Day. ...

Message from Zozan Çiçek on death fast in Bakırköy jail

ANF - 2019-05-08 13:18
The hunger strike resistance led by DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Leyla Güven demanding the end of isolation was joined by seven thousand political prisoners. ...

Imam Şiş: 143 days on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-08 09:35
Imam Şiş has been on hunger strike for 143 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Hunger striker Imam Şiş: The resistance goes on

ANF - 2019-05-07 09:16
Imam Şiş, who has been on hunger strike for 142 days in Newport, Wales, demanding the end of isolation said he will continue his fast until isolation is lifted. ...

Life Against Isolation Platform: Workers' Day against isolation

ANF - 2019-04-28 17:09
The Life Against Isolation Platform in Europe has called on people to join the Workers’ Day demonstrations demanding the end of isolation. ...

Repression increased in Silivri Prison in Istanbul

ANF - 2019-04-27 14:03
About 200 PKK prisoners are on hunger strike there demanding the end of isolation in Silivri Prison, in Istanbul. ...

Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life

ANF - 2019-04-21 09:58
The photos and a brief biography of the hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation against Ocalan are being published on social media. ...