US Congressman Filner writes on hunger strike
31 October 2012 – ANF – Congressman Filner asks Turkey to “solve dispute with Kurds”. – Congressman Bob Filner has written a letter to the BDP office in Washington saying that he has been “closely watching the hunger strike that my Kurdish colleagues mayors and others BDP affiliates are currently participating in”. Congressman Filner points out that “history has taught us the valuable lesson that using force against innocent people seeking a peaceful solution only damages democracy”. The Democratic Party congressman “urge the Turkish government to take real and immediate action to resolve the dispute with the Kurds. I am confident that the Turkish democracy will reach fair and just decisions that will protect the lives and interests of all its citizens”.