Sinn Fein demand release of Ocalan and return to peace talks

SINN FEIN reiterated its demand yesterday that the Turkish state release jailed Kurdish leader Abdullah Ocalan and urged the international community to step up pressure for a resumption of peace talks.

The party’s MP for West Belfast Paul Maskey welcomed the recent visits by Mr Ocalan’s lawyers – the first in almost eight years – but said his isolation “must end completely.”

Hunger strikes by as many as 70,000 mainly Kurdish political prisoners ended following a...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-12 20:17
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