Ill prisoner Abdülkadir Baybars on hunger strike against solitary confinement

Ill prisoner Abdülkadir Baybars, who has been in solitary confinement for 4 years, has been on a hunger strike for 13 days.

Abdulkadir Baybars, a sick prisoner in Adana Kürkçüler F Type Closed Prison, has been on a hunger strike for 13 days demanding to be released from the solitary cell where he has been held for 4 years. Baybars told lawyer Tugay Bek on Friday, that he had been unlawfully kept in an isolation cell for 4 years, and that he went on hunger strike as a last resort after his applications against this unlawfulness were inconclusive. Baybars said: "My request is to get out of the isolation cell. I want isolation to end." he said.

Providing information about Baybars, Bek said that he was caught injured during the genocidal attacks in the Nusaybin district of Mardin in 2018 and his sentence was not approved by the higher court. Bek added that they would apply to the Adana Chief Public Prosecutor's Office tomorrow, Monday, to demand that Baybars be taken out of isolation. Bek said that it was unlawful for Baybars to be kept in an isolation cell for 4 years, even though there was no conviction decision.