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#Istanbul, #Turkey: Police attack Gökçek’s funeral with rubber bullets and tear gas

Istanbul. Turkey. The situation in the Gazi neighborhood of Istanbul is escalating. The police attack mourners with tear gas and rubber bullets.

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#Turkey: Thousands pay tribute to Gökçek of Grup Yorum

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 passed away earlier today.

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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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Mustafa Koçak, on hunger strike for 297 days, has died

Turkey. Political prisoner Mustafa Kocak has died after 297 days of hunger, he was fighting for a fair trial after being sentenced to life imprisonment based on the questionable testimony of a police informant.

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URGENT: musician (Grup Yorum) and political prisoner in #Turkey in life danger

Turkey. The Grup Yorum Solidarity Committee are asking for urgent solidarity for Grup Yorum and Mustafa Koçak.

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#Istanbul: Death fasting musicians of #GrupYorum kidnapped

Istanbul. Turkey. March 11. The house of death fasting Grup Yorum music band members İbrahim Gökçek and Helin Bölek was raided by the police early in the morning today (March 11). Gökçek and Bölek have been taken to Ümraniye Training and Research Hospital in an ambulance following the raid.

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