Families visited Öcalan and 3 other prisoners in Imrali after 6 months

Families visited Öcalan and 3 other prisoners in Imrali after 6 months

According to Asrin Law Office, family members of Imrali prisoners have visited their relatives. For the first time after six months in total isolation, Abdullah Öcalan and his fellow prisoners Ömer Hayri Konar and Veysi Aktaş were able to receive visits from their relatives on the prison island in the Sea of Marmara. This was announced on Twitter on Tuesday by the Istanbul based Asrin Law Office, which represents Abdullah Öcalan since his abduction from Kenya to Turkey 21 years ago in violation of international law and the three other inmates on Imrali.

For what reasons Hamili Yıldırım did not receive a family visit is unclear. Information on the health and security situation of the Imrali prisoners has also not been disclosed yet.

Last Thursday, the Turkish government announced that a fire broke out on Imrali island. The Kurdish people took to the streets and organised massive demonstrations to express its concern about Öcalan and his fellow prisoners throughout Europe and Kurdistan. Particularly in view of the fact that the authorities had been denying lawyers’ and family members’ access to the island since August, there had been protests worldwide for days.



Related Articles

UN PRIMO PASSO PER IL PROCESSO DEMOCRATICO: PRINCIPI E VOLONTA’ DELLA SINISTRA ABERTZALE

UN PRIMO PASSO PER IL PROCESSO DEMOCRATICO: PRINCIPI E VOLONTA’ DELLA SINISTRA ABERTZALE Siamo indipendentisti, donne e uomini di diverse

Insane Bloodshed, Not Revolutionary Movement – Ibrahim al-Amin

        Al-Akhbar-English.The images of death brought to us from Homs, Idlib and Hama no longer consist of

Turkey’s press freedom situation at crisis point, CPJ

Turkish authorities waging one of the world’s biggest anti-press campaigns in recent history, says Committee to Protect Journalists In a

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment