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#Turkey: Leyla Güven, solidarity and liberation: Why the hunger strike is a women’s issue?

“Today, the policy of isolation against Mr Öcalan is imposed not only on him but — in his personage — on society as a whole. Isolation is a crime against humanity. I am starting an indefinite hunger strike to protest against Mr Öcalan’s isolation. I won’t be defending myself in court from now on. I will continue to protest until the judiciary has ended its illegal decisions and until this isolationist policy has ended. If necessary, I will lead this protest to the death.”

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30 Days Since the Beginning of Chiapas Prisoner Hunger Strike

It has been more than 30 days since the beginning of the prison hunger strike against injustice in Chiapas. There are now 20 striking prisoners. This communiqué comes from the Working Group No Estamos Todxs.

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Korydallos: Vasilis Dimakis 23 days in hunger strike – Now also thirst strike

Vasilis Dimakis, the incarcerated student who is claiming the right to higher education, has been transferred to Korydallos Prison Hospital but refused to be examined. Since he is now on the 23d day of his hunger strike and aldready started a thirst strike, the doctor there predicted that serious health issues will appear soon and suggested Dimakis’ transfer to a proper hospital.

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#Korydallos: Protest in solidarity with the hunger strike of imprisoned university student Vasilis Dimakis

Statement by prisoners in Korydallos Prison (Wards A, B, C, D and E).

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#BreakSilenceOnAfrin Statement of Kurdish refugees starting a hunger strike.

Statement by Kurdish refugees that started a hunger strike in Athens, Greece in solidarity with Afrin.

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#Australia: Hunger Strike starts Over Immigration Detention Visits Restrictions

Over two hundred detainees at two detention centres, Villawood in Sydney and Maribyrnong in Melbourne, have declared a hunger strike in protest at visiting restrictions recently announced by Border Force. The detainees have been on hunger strike for more than 24 hours, since the morning of Monday 15 January.

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Image: Villawood detention center in Sydney. Image by Insurrection News.

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#Athens, #Greece: Pola Roupa and Nikos Maziotis Continue Hunger Strike in #Korydallos Prisons

Revolutionary Struggle members Nikos Maziotis and Pola Roupa are on hunger strike since November 11th 2017.

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Letter in Solidarity With the Hunger Strikers Pola Roupa and Nikos Maziotis

Letter in solidarity with the hunger strikers Pola Roupa and Nikos Maziotis by the women prisoners in Korydallos Prison 13th of November 2017.

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#Chile: Eight Mapuche Movement Leaders Arrested in “Operation Hurricane,” Amidst Mapuche Hunger Strike

Special Police Forces continue brutalization of Mapuche resistance in outrageous criminalizing spectacle during the ongoing Mapuche Hunger Strike.

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#Chile: #Mapuche Political Prisoners in Hunger Strike for More Than 100 Days

The Lonko Alfredo Tralcal Coche and the siblings Benito, Ariel and Pablo Trangol Galindo, have been on a hunger strike for 107 days after starting their protest against irregular detention and after completing more than a year in remand prison without conclusive evidence against them, under the so-called “Anti-Terror Law”, which includes the use of faceless witnesses. They are accused of an incendiary attack against an evangelical temple in the town of Padre Las Casas, of which they declare themselves innocent. It should be noted that one of them, Ariel Trangol, professes the evangelical religion.

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