WORLDWIDE PETITION ON KURDISH HUNGERSTRIKE
MESOP 30.10.2012 – As you know, 700 Kurdish political prisoners are currently on hunger strike in Turkey, with some of them now having refused food for 49 days. The situation is reaching a crisis point, and now around the world people are beginning to show their support for the strikers and their demands.
A petition has been initiated by a group of social scientists at Change.org which calls for more supporters for the hunger strikers. The petition can be reached online here:
Please sign your name and show your support! You can see a list of first signatories below.
PRESS BRIEF: An international group of social scientists with research interests in the Kurdish issue launched a petition campaign calling on the Turkish government to address the demands of the Kurdish political prisoners whose hunger strike protests have entered a critical phase.