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Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated

ANF - 2019-06-01 10:23
The families of prisoners who were on death fast in Van Prison denounced that they are not being properly treated. ...
Prisoner who were on hunger strike in Van not medically treated - ANF

Kurdish Prisoner on Hunger Strike with Sewn Lips

Kurdistan Human Rights - 2019-06-04 02:00
Kurdistan Human Rights Network (KHRN): Hiwa Mosazadeh, a prisoner from Piranshahr, who had sewn his lips and gone on hunger strike since Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in protest to his transfer from the Open Prisoners’ Section of Naghadeh Prison to the quarantin ...

IHD: Violations of rights of prisoners who were on hunger strike

ANF - 2019-06-02 10:55
After the end of the hunger strike in prisons, many rights violations related to the medical treatment of prisoners continue to be on the agenda. ...

Hunger strikers Bagdur and Kobane: The struggle isn't over

ANF - 2019-05-31 16:49
Omer Bagdur and Cemal Kobane who were on hunger strikes in Berlin against the isolation imposed upon Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Ocalan have returned to Kassel following 5 days of medical treatments and were greeted with enthusiasm in the Kurdish ass ...

Kurdish activist Yusuf Iba taken to hospital in Toronto.

ANF - 2019-05-30 08:51
Kurdish activist Yusuf Iba, who was on hunger strike in Toronto was taken to hospital again suffering from kidney problems. ...

Soldiers battered prisoners brought to hospital in Amed

ANF - 2019-05-26 21:17
Six prisoners who were on hunger strike and ended their action today have been battered by soldiers in hospital. ...

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. ...

Kurdish prisoners, activists end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan’s call: statement

E-Kurd - 2019-05-26 15:47
ANKARA,— Thousands of Kurdish prisoners and activists in Turkey ended their hunger strike against the conditions of jailed militant Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan, their representative told pro-Kurdish media on Sunday. “After the call… we are ending our ...

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. ...

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. ...

Day 47 of vigil by mothers of prisoners on hunger strike in Gebze

ANF - 2019-05-25 14:07
Families of prisoners in Gebze are on day 47 of their vigil which they say will continue until the isolation is ended. ...

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. ...

Hunger strikers in Giresun Prison had books and radio confiscated

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Political prisoners in Giresun E-Type Closed Prison denounced that guards confiscated books and radios belonging to prisoners on hunger strike after raiding their cells. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Prisoner on death fast: We will succeed if we stand together

ANF - 2019-05-10 10:15
Asli Doğan is one of the 15 prisoners on death fast since 30 April. She is in Gebze Women Closed prison. P ...

Families of prisoners: Give voice to the hunger strikers!

ANF - 2019-05-10 08:31
The families of prisoners on hunger strike have been promoting actions in Amed, Istanbul, Şırnak, Bismil. ...

Hunger strike in Strasbourg: Day 144

ANF - 2019-05-09 08:41
The 14 Kurdish activists on hunger strike in Strasbourg have reached day 144 of their fast. ...

Prisoner on death fast: We've done our part, now is up to you

ANF - 2019-05-03 11:26
One of the 15 prisoners on death fast is Ardil Çeşme. "We have fulfilled our duty - she said - now is your turn.” ...