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Hunger strikes in Turkish prisons 0

Political prisoners in Mardin and Urfa went on an indefinite hunger strike against the unbearable conditions of detention.

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Signature campaign for lawyers on death fast in Turkey 0

A group of lawyers, intellectuals, writers, politicians, human rights defenders, journalists and citizens started a campaign for lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal who are on hunger strike

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Farewell to Mustafa Koçak in Istanbul

Prisoner Mustafa Koçak, who died last night on the 297th day of his death fast, was bid farewell in Istanbul

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From Kurdistan to Great Britain – Why hunger strikes matter

It is only with our knowledge and understanding of our own history that we can see the impact hunger strikes can have in the fight against oppression and tyranny. Our own history of struggle has been shaped and redefined by these acts. That’s why hunger strikes matter, from Kurdistan to Great Britain

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Öcalan’s lawyer: Isolation means war

Lawyer Ibrahim Bilmez is one of the lawyer of Kurdish people’s leader Abdullah Öcalan, from Asrin Hukuk Burosu

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Turkey: hunger strikes for Öcalan reach a critical stage

Hundreds of Kurdish detainees in Turkish prisons are carrying out a hunger strike to demand an end to the isolation of PKK leader Abdullah Öcalan

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