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Grup Yorum: Guitarist dies after 323 days on hunger strike

Turkey. Grup Yorum music band have announced that their bass guitarist İbrahim Gökçek has lost his life at the hospital where he was treated.

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After Grup Yorum applied to the Governor’s Office of İstanbul to hold a concert, İbrahim Gökçek ended his death fast on the 323rd day and he was taken to a hospital in an ambulance on May 5.

40-year-old Gökçek lost his life at the hospital today (May 7).

His wife Sultan Gökçek, whom he married five years ago, is still arrested in Silivri Prison in İstanbul.

CLICK – Letter from İbrahim Gökçek: Of Course, I Want to Live

Grup Yorum member Helin Bölek also lost her life on the 288th day of her death fast on April 3, 2020.

Grup Yorum Solidarity Committee, May 7, 2020

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1 thought on “Grup Yorum: Guitarist dies after 323 days on hunger strike

  1. […] Turkey. May 7, 2020. Thousands paid tribute to Ibrahim Gökçek, a musician of the Grup Yorum band, who was on death fast for 323 days and has pass…. […]

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