Kurdistan Communities Union (KCK) Executive Council Presidency has made a written statement on the hunger strikes which had been going on for 63 days in prisons.
According to the written statement published on Fırat News Agency (ANF), KCK said "This resistance does not need to last longer".
The hunger strike initiated on February 15 in İzmir Şakran Prison by prisoners who are arrested or convicted of PKK and PJAK trials had spread to many other prisons. Human rights organizations had stated that the hunger strike started to risk the health situation of the prisoners.
"Our demands came to agenda, reached their purpose"
Noting that 300 people were still on an indefinite, non-rotational hunger strike and thousand others were continuing a rotating hunger strike, KCK in its written statement said:
"With the resistance of the prisoners, and support by the people and democracy forces, the reasons for the revolutionary prisoners' struggle meaning the isolation in İmralı, oppressions in prison, political genocidal attacks against democratic politics and fascist attacks against the people have been brought to agenda to the necessary extent and have reached their purpose.
"In this sense, there is no need to continue this resistance any more.
"And we request that our people end this indefinite non-rotational hunger strike in the belief that new topics which became main issues on the agenda be followed and that the struggle will continue with alternative ways and methods". (AS/DG)
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