Erdogan arrests 735 more Kurds as Peace Hunger Strikers near Death

Turkish security forces detain 735 more in repression against Kurds

The Turkish Interior Ministry on Sunday announced that 735 people have been arrested for ‘supporting Kurdish PKK resistance fighters’.Torture is routine in the Turkish state and prisoners spend years awaiting trial.

The PKK fighters, led by Ocalan,  had maintained a 2 year unilateral ceasefire and led the Kurds into communal democratic participation until Erdogan ordered the attack and destruction of Kurdish cities in 2016.

This is why Leyla Guven and hundreds more are hunger striking to the death: to demand Ocalan be freed from total isolation and the peace process rersumed. Continue reading “Erdogan arrests 735 more Kurds as Peace Hunger Strikers near Death”