Hunger strike actions against isolation continue

MP Leyla Guven has reached day 180 of her hunger strike demanding the end of isolation against Leader Abdullah Ocalan.

HDP member Nasır Yagız has reached day 167 of his hunger strike in Hewlêr, while 14 Kurdish activists in Strasbourg and Imam Şiş in Wales have reached day 141 of their hunger strikes. Prisoners who have gone on hunger strike on 16 December have reached day 142. The hunger strike resistance spread to all prisons on 1 March.

15 political prisoners amongst the approximately 7 thousand hunger strikers, turned their action into a death fast in İstanbul Bakırköy, Kocaeli Gebze, Van and Diyarbakır Prisons.

HDP Diyarbakır Deputy  Dersim Dağ, and Van Deputy Tayip Temel and Murat Sarısaç have been on hunger strike in Diyarbakır Provincial Organization building since 3 March.

Sedat Akın, who went on hunger strike while in Erzincan T Type Closed Prison, was released and is continuing his hunger strike in his house in Batman. He is on the 120th  day of his hunger strike. 

Gurbet Ektiren has been released from Bakırköy Prison and is continuing the hunger strike she began on 15 January at her house. 

İhsan Sinmiş (55) has been on hunger strike since 1 March in Silivri Prison and is continuing his hunger strike at his home in İstanbul,Küçükçekmece. 

Ferdi Karabay, who was released on 22 March from Buca Kırıklar No 1 F Type Closed Prison, continues the hunger strike at home.

İsmet Yıldız who was taken under custody in HDP building because he joined the hunger strike and got arrested continues the hunger strike at home after he was released on March 29.

Sevican Yaşar and Salih Tekin who were released on April 2 continues their hunger strike at home.

Bilal Özgezer who was released on April 5 continues his hunger strike at home.

Uğur Şakar, who set himself on fire in front of the court in Krefeld on 20 February and lost his life in the hospital where he was treated on 22 March. 

Zülküf Gezen ended his life on 17 March in Tekirdağ F Type Prison No. 2, Ayten Beçet on 23 March in Gebze Women's Closed Prison, Zehra Sağlam on 24 March in Oltu T Type Closed Prison, Media Çınar 25 March in Mardin E Type Closed Prison. 

On March 29, Yonca Akici ended her life in Şakran Women's Prison and died in hospital on 1 April. Siraç Yüksek also protested isolation and died in Osmaniye No 2 T Type Closed Prison on 2 April while Mahsum Pamay put an end to his life on 5 April in No 1 F Type Closed Prison in Elazığ. 

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