Social media campaign for hunger strikers: Speak up for life
The photos and a brief biography of the hunger strikers demanding the end of isolation against Ocalan are being published on social media.
The campaign has been labeled
#YaşatmakİçinsesOl, Speak up for life.
Some of photos posted are the following:
Rozerin Kaplan, a 22 year-old student. She has been in jail since August of 2016 and has been sentenced to ten years. She went on hunger strike on 1 March 2019 in support of
#LeylaGuven and to demand the end of isolation.
Sevican Yaşar:is a 41 year-old mother of four. She went on hunger strike at Diyarbakir HDP headquarters. She was arrested on 8 March 2019. Her message: "Öcalan’s freedom is the peoples’ freedom. I believe the only path to peace is to remove isolation.”
Selma Irmak: was born in 1971 in Mardin. She was a MP for two years. She has been on hunger strike since 15 January 2019. Her message: “Isolation gainst Ocalan means isolation against us all. I call on the public to raise up against isolation.”
Sebahat Tuncel: Born on 5 July 1975 in Malatya. She was a MP for two years. She has been in jail since November 2016. She went on hunger strike in jail on 16 January 2019. Her message: "Leyla’s demands are our demands”.