Resistance is ongoing for 166 days

The Parliamentarian of the Democratic Peoples' Party and the joint president of the Democratic Society Conference Leyla Guven has continued a hunger strike for 166 days to demand to lift isolation on the leader of the Kurdish people, Abdullah Ocalan, while the strike continues in Turkish prisons, cities of Bakur Kurdistan and European cities.

Parliamentarian Leyla Guven has been continuing her strike since November 8, 2018, for the 166th day in a row. While the strike of the member of the Democratic Peoples' Party Nasir Yagiz in the city of Hewler entered the 153rd day. The strike of 14 activists in the French city of Strasbourg and the activist Imam Shish in Wales entered the 127th day. In the Turkish prisons, the detainees have been on hunger strike for 128 days.

At the Democratic People's Party's building in the city of Amed, the parliamentarian Dêrsim Dag has been on hunger strike since March 3, and Tayyip Taml and Morad Sari Saj have been on the strike since March 8.

Strikers who have been released are continuing to strike at their homes. The Turkish authorities arrested Ismat Yilmaz, Saleh Tikin, Sifjan Yashar and Bilal Ozgur during their hunger strike at the Democratic Peoples' Party building in Amed on March 3, and the detainees continued to go on hunger strike from inside the prison. After their release, they are continuing the hunger strike in their homes.



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