IRELAND: Sinn Féin MPs signed open letter to Turkish PM

1 November 2012 – ANF – Letter to urge PM to listen to demands of hunger strikers

Sinn Féin deputies and spokespeople in Dublin and Belfast, Sean Crowe and Pat Sheehan have signed an opened letter to Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan urging him to hear the calls of hundreds of prisoners on hunger strike. The letter was promoted by “Peace in Kurdistan. Campaign for a political solution of the Kurdish Question”. The letter states “The Turkish Government has a responsibility to resolve this outstanding conflict in a spirit of justice, democratic inclusiveness and respect for the rights of all the country’s citizens”.