IHD shared information on Leyla Güven’s health
Human Rights Association (İHD) co-chair said they were not allowed to see and talk to Leyla Güven.
Human Rights Association (İHD) co-chair, Öztürk Türkdoğan, shared with the media the latest news on Leyla Güven’s health situation, after his meeting with the Ministry of Justice.
The DTK co-chair and HDP Hakkari MP Güven has been on hunger strike for 68 days, recalled the IHD co-chair, in the press conference held at the association’s Amed branch.
Türkdoğan shared with the media the initiatives taken by the association regarding the isolation and the hunger strikers.
Drawing attention to the ongoing hunger strike of Leyla Güven and other political prisoners, Türkdoğan stated that this demand [to end the isolation imposed on Abdullah Öcalan] had already been claimed by prisoners and stressed that it is a legitimate demand.
Türkdoğan emphasized that there is a patent violation of the rights of Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan and the other prisoners, who are denied meetings with their families, with their lawyers, denied the phone call they are entitled to.
On January 10, the IHD co-chair had a meeting with the Ministry of Justice regarding this situation. “We shared our thoughts with the Ministry of Justice. said Türkdoğan - We shared information on the situation of Leyla Güven and the situation of other prisoners.”
Türkdoğan said they were not allowed to see and talk to Leyla Güven.
The IHD co-chair also said that they are working with many institutions to closely monitor the situation of prisoners on hunger strike.
“We will continue our negotiations with the Ministry of Justice. - he said - Leyla is a deputy and we expect not only the HDP in parliament, but the other parties too to talk about this situation. The demand of the prisoners should be listened to without any further delay. We urge a fair implementation of the law in Turkey for everyone on an equal basis.”