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Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call

Yahoo - 2019-06-16 18:02

British-Iranian begins fresh hunger strike in Tehran jail

Rûdaw - 2019-06-15 20:51
“It’s shocking that it’s come to this” ...

Prisoner Remziye Karadağ not getting proper treatement

ANF - 2019-06-14 11:26
Remziye Karadağ, who is in Elazığ T Type Women's Closed Prison, is not receiving the adequate treatment to cope with the post-hunger strike problems. ...

Human Rights Association sent cards to women prisoners

ANF - 2019-06-14 08:50
Women from the Human Rights Association sent cards to prisoners who are recovering from the hunger strike resistance. ...

Political prisoner denied treatment after hunger strike

ANF - 2019-06-13 17:18
Suleyman Benzer, who ended his hunger strike of 152 days in the solitary cell he was held in the Duzce Prison, is being denied treatment despite bleeding in his intestines. ...

Nasir Yagiz visits Maxmur for Eid

ANF - 2019-06-07 15:37
Nasir Yagiz, who was on a hunger strike for 187 days before ending his protest on the call of PKK Leader Abdullah Ocalan, visited Maxmur for Eid. ...

Kurdish activist Tuzak taken to hospital in Bochum

ANF - 2019-06-05 11:58
Mele Mustafa Tuzak, one of the three Kurdish activists who joined the hunger strike resistance in Berlina was taken to hospital again in Bochum. ...

Activists Bağdur and Kobanê returned to Kassel

ANF - 2019-06-04 13:17
The two activists were on hunger strike for 118 days. ...

Nora Cortiñas: We have to monitor that isolation really ends

ANF - 2019-06-04 10:04
Nora Cortiñas, Mother of Plaza de Mayo -Founding Line-, from Argentina, went to visit Leyla Guven, during the hunger strike, last march. ...

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 ...

Celik: Gains achieved through paying a price must be defended

ANF - 2019-06-03 09:38
Naime Celik, who was on a hunger strike for 87 days against the isolation in Imrali, stressed that the true architect of the success was the mothers who continued their resistance throughout the protest and called to defend the gains. ...

Mothers fined for sit-in to support hunger strikers in Van

ANF - 2019-06-02 18:11
Mothers of prisoners as well as HDP and TUHAYDER executives were fined over the hunger strike. ...

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. ...

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. ...

Prisoners refused treatment at Kurkculer Prison

ANF - 2019-05-31 12:27
Prisoners who ended their hunger strike in the Kurkculer Type F Closed Prison are being refused treatment. Prisoner Inan Akin said, “We are not receiving treatment, they don’t give us our medicine, we couldn’t drink the soup, it was like colored water." ...

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey - Saudi Gazette

Saudigazette - 2019-05-31 08:32

Jailed PKK Leader Calls for End to Mass Hunger Strike

Voanews - 2019-05-31 01:58

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan call

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 19:48

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | World | News | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-05-30 18:45

UPDATE 3-Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-30 14:37

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. ...

Prisoners in Van discharged from hospital

ANF - 2019-05-30 08:51
After the end of the hunger strike last Sunday,12 prisoners in Van who had been taken to hospital were finally discharged. ...

Mass Hunger Strike Win A Positive Sign For Kurdish Struggle - New Matilda

Newmatilda - 2019-05-30 01:10

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-29 12:01

Hunger strike over, new chapter in Kurdish struggle can begin

ANF - 2019-05-29 08:24
Peace in Kurdistan campaign has said that the ending of this action marks the start of a new chapter in the Kurdish struggle. ...

Kurdish protests called off due to Welsh hunger strike – Boscalicious

Boscalicious - 2019-05-28 20:37

UPDATE 3-Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | Devdiscourse News

Devdiscourse - 2019-05-28 17:30

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | MENAFN.COM

Menafn - 2019-05-28 15:19

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey | Business Recorder

Brecorder - 2019-05-28 14:51

PKK: The resistance to break isolation continues

ANF - 2019-05-28 12:20
"We celebrate the Great Hunger Strike Resistance Victory once again, commemorate the martyrs, and commend all those who took part in this resistance. Let’s continue the resistance with more creative and new ways and let’s lead it to victory!” ...

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike, World News | wionews.com

Wionews - 2019-05-27 17:52

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey after Ocalan call | World | thenews.com.pk | Karachi

Thenews - 2019-05-27 17:29

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey (Updated) - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus Mail - 2019-05-27 17:23

Kurds end hunger strike in Turkish jail | MEO

Middle East Online - 2019-05-27 17:23

UPDATE 2-Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call

Yahoo - 2019-05-27 16:47

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike - Al Arabiya English

Alarabiya - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish Prisoners End Hunger Strike in Turkey After Ocalan Call

Theglobepost - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike after Ocalan call

Businesslive - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike after leader’s call | Arab News

Arabnews - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey - Newspaper - DAWN.COM

DAWN - 2019-05-27 16:47

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey

Todayonline - 2019-05-27 16:03

Kurdish prisoners in Turkey end hunger strike after appeal from Ocalan

France24 - 2019-05-27 14:20

Sinn Féin Gildernew MP on end of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-27 12:43
Sinn Féin MP Michelle Gildernew has welcomed news that the hunger strike by Kurdish political prisoners and activists has been called off. ...

New hearing for journalist Ataman tomorrow

ANF - 2019-05-27 11:48
A new hearing of the trial against journalist Ziya Ataman will be held tomorrow. It remains to be seen whether the journalist could attend it as he was one of the journalists on hunger strike. ...

Kurdish MP ends hunger strike giving hope for resumption of PKK-Turkey talks

Rûdaw - 2019-05-27 09:32
End of hunger strikes could be precursor to renewed PKK-Turkey peace process ...

Hunger striker Aydemir ended his action

ANF - 2019-05-27 08:24
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir, who had gone on hunger strike in Italy, also called off his fast. ...

Health of New Generation leader 'unstable' as he is on hunger strike : Party

Rûdaw - 2019-05-27 07:09

Kurdish prisoners, MP in Turkey end hunger strike after Ocalan's call

Kurdistan24 - 2019-05-27 03:19

Ocalan calls for an end to a hunger strike

Kurdiu - 2019-05-27 01:25

Internationalist Commune of Rojava salutes hunger strikers

ANF - 2019-05-26 21:52
"We send our warmest revolutionary greetings to all comrades who took part in the hunger strike and the many resistance actions and congratulate the free peoples on this victory." ...

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey

Yahoo - 2019-05-26 21:21

4 hunger strike activists in Strasbourg hospitalized

ANF - 2019-05-26 21:17
Four activists in Strasbourg have been hospitalized following a medical examination. ...

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. ...

Kurdish lawmakers, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after leader's call - Middle East News - Haaretz.com

Haaretz - 2019-05-26 19:32

Imam Sis taken under treatment in Newport

ANF - 2019-05-26 17:46
Kurdish activist Imam Sis who has ended his hunger strike in Newport on day 161, has been taken under treatment in hospital. ...

Kurdish MPs, prisoners end hunger strike in Turkey - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-26 16:53

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) ...

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 ...

Prisoners end hunger strike for Kurdish leader in Turkey

Citynews1130 - 2019-05-26 15:04

Leyla Güven taken to hospital: Resistance has prevailed

ANF - 2019-05-26 14:10
Leyla Güven has been taken to hospital after ending her hunger strike on the 200th day. ...

Activists in South Kurdistan ended their hunger strike action

ANF - 2019-05-26 14:10
Activists in In Maxmur, Sulaymaniyah and Germiyan also ended their hunger strike. ...

Turkey: Kurdish Leader Urges Jailed Supporters to End Hunger Strike | Asharq AL-awsat

Aawsat - 2019-05-26 13:45

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 ...

Kurdish MPs, inmates end hunger strike in Turkey after militant leader call - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-26 12:44

Imam Sis ends his hunger strike in Wales

ANF - 2019-05-26 12:44
Imam Sis has confirmed he will end his hunger strike, following the message by Abdullah Ocalan. ...

PKK and PAJK prisoners ended their hunger strike - statement

ANF - 2019-05-26 12:44
“In line with the call made by Leader Apo, we, the PKK and PAJK prisoners are ending the hunger strike.” ...

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. ...

Hunger strikers to mothers: You have been our voice!

ANF - 2019-05-26 11:07
Mothers wearing white headscarves in Ankara, received phone calls from their sons and daughters on hunger strike in prison. ...

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

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to hunger strike - Reuters

Reuters - 2019-05-26 10:44

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 striker Aydemir reached day 67 of his fast

ANF - 2019-05-25 10:21
Kurdish activist Erol Aydemir, who has been on hunger strike for 66 days in Rome, said that "the resistance will continue until isolation is lifted". ...

Action in solidarity with the hunger strikers in Stuttgart

ANF - 2019-05-25 08:39
Demonstrations in solidarity with the hunger strike and death fast resistance continue to be held all over Europe. ...

Delegation from Maxmur visited Yagiz on day 185 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-24 18:08
A delegation from the Maxmur Refugee Camp visited Nasir Yagiz, who has been on a hunger strike for 185 days in Hewler against the isolation. ...

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. ...

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. ...

HDP 'optimistic' about end of hunger strike – Kurdish media | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-05-24 13:03

Swiss police attacked demo for hunger strike resistance

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Swiss police attacked the action in solidarity with the hunger strike. Two activists were taken into custody. ...

Leyla Guven reached day 198 of hunger strike

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven is on day 198 of her hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation in Imrali, and the first group of prisoners on death fast are on day 25 of their protest. ...

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. ...

Women in London protest attacks on mothers

ANF - 2019-05-24 12:50
Women in London protested the Turkish police attacks on the mothers of prisoners on hunger strike. ...

New Generation leader Shaswar Abdulwahid on hunger strike in jail

E-Kurd - 2019-05-24 12:35
SULAIMANI, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— The health of the New Generation leader is “unstable” after a week of hunger striking, following his arrest on charges of blackmail and defamation. “Shaswar Abdulwahid, the leader of the New Generation has gone on a h ...

Strasbourg resistance on day 158

ANF - 2019-05-23 19:17
The indefinite hunger strike resistance in Strasbourg, France is on its 158th day. ...

Kurdish asylum seekers protest by hunger strike because of violation of their rights by Croatia

Kurdistan Human Rights Association - 2019-05-23 14:23
kmmk A Kurdish refugee went on hunger strike. following a protest by a group of Kurdish asylum seekers at the Zagreb Campus in the Croatian capital regarding the treatment and considering refugees dossier Shokoh Karimi is a Kurdish refugee who has been on ...

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. ...

Protest against isolation in Munich and Munster

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Protests and actions to support the hunger strike and death fast resistance are being organised all around Europe. ...

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. ...

Long March in Italy reached day 3

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Activists handed out leaflets about the hunger strike resistance and isolation along the road. ...

Action in support of the hunger strike resistance in Delémont

ANF - 2019-05-23 14:22
Actvists moved from the central train station in Delémont, in the Jura canton, and underlined the critical phase of the hunger strikers. ...

Police attacked demo against isolation, detained 4 in Van

ANF - 2019-05-22 15:10
Turkish regime forces continue their brutal attacks against the Kurdish people taking to the streets in solidarity with the hunger strike protest. ...

Day 196 for Leyla Guven, day 23 for death fasts

ANF - 2019-05-22 13:35
DTK Co-chair Leyla Guven is on day 196 of her hunger strike demanding an end to the isolation in Imrali, and the prisoners on death fasts are on day 23 of their protest. ...

London hunger striker: Our fast is for justice and freedom

ANF - 2019-05-22 10:29
Nahide Zengin has been on hunger strike at the London Kurdish Democratic Society Centre since 14 March. ...

Solidarity with the hunger strike in Stockholm, Basel, Cologne

ANF - 2019-05-22 08:38
Actions in solidarity with the hunger strike were organised in Stockholm, Basel and Cologne. ...

Strasburg resistance continues: We will break the isolation

ANF - 2019-05-21 19:54
The hunger strike resistance in Strasbourg continues on day 156. ...

Rally in Berlin to support hunger strike resistance

ANF - 2019-05-21 13:57
Activists underlined that remaining silent is not an option and indeed would mean to be partners in crime of the Turkish government. ...

Hunger strikers Kobanê taken to hospital in Berlin

ANF - 2019-05-21 09:47
Kurdish activist Cemal Kobanê, who has been on hunger strike in Berlin since 29 January has been taken to hospital during the night. After refusing treatment he continued his action. ...

Mothers in Esenyurt vowed to keep Vigil

ANF - 2019-05-21 09:47
The mothers of prisoners on hunger strike continued their vigil in Esenyurt despite police harassment and asked: “How long would they continue to deny people’s language and culture?” ...

Action in support of the hunger strikers in Borlänge

ANF - 2019-05-21 08:45
A solidarity tent was put up to inform people about the hunger strike and death fast resistance in the Swedish town of Borlänge. ...
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