PKK and PAJK prisoners end hunger strike - UPDATE
20 April 2012Prisoners in Turkey end hunger strike
PKK and PAJK prisoners have ended the hunger strike they had been carrying out since 15 February.
he prisoners’ decision was announced by Deniz Kaya who on behalf of strikers said that "We are ending our action as of 20 April 2012 for now in line with the sensitiveness of the public opinion in Kurdistan, Turkey as well as Europe, our Leader’s call for avoiding any death in the process of resistance and the call made by our movement."
The statement by prisoners continued calling on the Turkish state and the AKP government to "end its racist attacks and policy of denial, to respect the will and mother language of the Kurdish people and to remove the isolation imposed on their leader Öcalan".
The statement ended calling on all Kurdish "organizations, institutions and persons to unite for the freedom and liberation of Kurdish people and their lands and to adopt a national-democratic attitude against colonialist states and structures".
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