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PKK Leader Ocalan Calls for Hanger Strike Ending of Supporters

PKK Leader Ocalan Calls for Hanger Strike Ending of Supporters

BAS News - 2019-05-26 13:30
ERBIL — The jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, has called on his supporters to end their hunger strike. “During the meeting, Ocalan insisted on his call for the termination of hunger strikes and death-fasts, which have achi ...
PKK Leader Ocalan Calls for Hanger Strike Ending of Supporters - BAS News

Ocalan Calls for HDP Impartiality in Istanbul Election

BAS News - 2019-06-20 22:50
ERBIL - The jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan has called on the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) to stay impartial in the upcoming local elections in Istanbul on Sunday, state media claimed on Thursday evening. An ...

Prisoners’ mothers: Our children are not treated

ANF - 2019-05-31 16:04
Mothers of political prisoners who ended their hunger strikes and death fasts protested the refusal of treatment for their children in front of the Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate. ...

Some prisoners hospitalized

ANF - 2019-05-27 13:31
Prisoners are being hospitalized after ending their hunger strikes and death fasts in victory. In some cities, the prisoners haven’t been referred to hospitals yet. Some prisoners were battered during their transport to the hospital. ...

Ocalan calls for an end to a hunger strike

Kurdiu - 2019-05-27 01:25

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 ...

Turkey: Kurdish Lawmakers, Inmates End Hunger Strike after Ocalan’s Call

BAS News - 2019-05-26 16:29
ERBIL — Kurdish lawmakers and political prisoners across Turkey ended their hunger strike after jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), Abdullah Ocalan, called for the termination of the strike. Lawmakers from Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) ...

Jailed Kurdish leader Ocalan calls for end hunger strikes in Turkey

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Imprisoned Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Ocalan has called for an end to hunger strikes by thousands of jailed supporters in Turkey protesting the conditions of his detention, his lawyers said Sunday. Ocalan, the co-founder of the outlawed Kurdi ...

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike

Reuters - 2019-05-26 11:35
Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one of his lawyers on Sunday, 200 days after one MP launched the protest. ...

Kurdish leader Ocalan calls end to jail hunger strikes in Turkey | News | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-05-26 11:25

JAILED KURDISH MILITANT LEADER OCALAN CALLS FOR END TO HUNGER STRIKE BY MPS, INMATES IN TURKEY, ACCORDING TO STATEMENT READ BY HIS LAWYER

Yahoo - 2019-05-26 10:44

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. ...

Lawyers Visit PKK's Ocalan Again

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Lawyers of the jailed leader of Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) Abdullah Ocalan, visited the Kurdish leader on Turkey’s Imrali Island on Wednesday. Turkish media reports said that the two lawyers will have regular meetings with Ocalan as Turkey ha ...

Iraqi Parliament to Discuss Compensation from Israel for 1981 Strike

BAS News - 2019-05-22 16:43
ERBIL — A bill has been submitted to the Iraqi parliament for discussions over demanding compensation from Israel for the strike on Iraq’s nuclear reactor in 1981. The proposed bill, if passed, would oblige the Iraqi government to officially demand a com ...

Can PKK leader deliver peace for Kurds in Turkey and Syria? | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-22 02:49

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. ...

Prisoners’ mothers tortured with strip searches

ANF - 2019-05-14 12:39
Mothers detained during their vigil in front of the Bakirköy Closed Women’s Prison to draw attention to the hunger strikes and death fasts were subjected to strip searches in custody. ...

Mothers battered and detained in front of Bakirkoy Prison

ANF - 2019-05-09 15:10
The police attacked mothers holding a vigil in front of the Bakirkoy Prison to draw attention to the prisoners on hunger strikes and death fasts demanding an end to the isolation. Several mothers were battered and detained. ...

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. ...