Turkish opposition hits out after hunger striker commits suicide

TURKEY’S People’s Democratic Party (HDP) slammed the government for ignoring deaths in protest against the “unlawful and illegitimate” treatment of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) leader Abdullah Ocalan after political prisoner Ayten Becet committed suicide yesterday.

The 24 year-old took her life at the Gebze Closed Women’s Prison, where it is reported that she hung herself. Her action was carried out in protest against the continued isolation of Mr Ocalan who has been held in...
source: Morning Star Online

2019-03-24 21:11
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