Hunger strikes in prison reach day 86

The hunger strike launched in prisons against the Imrali isolation continues on its 86th day. The solidarity hunger strike launched in Maxmur continues on its 65th day and in Greece on its 48th.

An indefinite alternating hunger strike was undertaken by PKK and PAJK prisoners on 27 November in order to end the isolation imposed on Kurdish people leader Abdullah Öcalan, who has been held in Imrali High Security F Type Closed Prison for 22 years, and to protest the increasing violations of rights.

The hunger strike has been taken over by the 18th group and has reached day 86.

65 days of hunger strike in Maxmur

A hunger strike led by women against the isolation imposed in Imrali was launched on December 18 in Maxmur Camp in South Kurdistan. The action is taking place at the Martyr Families’s Association and is on its 65th day.

48 days of hunger strike in Greece

An indefinite alternating hunger strike action was also launched in Lavrio Camp in Greece in support to the main action in prisons and demanding the end of the isolation imposed on Öcalan. The hunger strike is on its 48th day and is led by the Revolutionary Youth Movement (TCŞ-Tevgera Ciwanên Şoreşger), the Kurdish Women's Movement in Europe (Tevgera Jinên Kurdistan a Ewropa) and Navenda Çanda Kurdistan (Kurdish Cultural Center).