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Grup Yorum bassist Ibrahim Gökçek dies in hospital

IbrahimGökçek, bassist of the socialist band Grup Yorum, led a death fast protest for 323 days in protest at the state repression against his group

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Gramsci, Öcalan and the Postmodern Prince

The Kurdish self-governing resistance can also be read as resistance for the creation of a counter-hegemony

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Gramsci, Öcalan and the Postmodern Prince

The Kurdish self-governing resistance can also be read as resistance for the creation of a counter-hegemony

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Ibrahim Gökçek ends the hunger strike

Grup Yorum has announced that Gökçek has ended his action

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Resistance. For Ilhan Comak and all political prisoners in Turkey

İlhan Sami Çomak, who was born in 1973, was arrested as a young student in 1994. There is currently a campaign and increased publicity to try and get this poet released

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Farewell to Mustafa Koçak in Istanbul

Prisoner Mustafa Koçak, who died last night on the 297th day of his death fast, was bid farewell in Istanbul

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Grup Yorum member Gökçek: 304 days on death fast

İbrahim Gökçek, a member of Group Yorum, who has been on death fast for 304 days, said that there is no other way than resist and called on people to play their part

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MEPs label law on prisoners in Turkey “a great disappointment”

Turkish ruling parties have decided to “deliberately expose the lives of those whom they consider political opponents to the risk of the deadly COVID 19”, warn MEPs

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New call for the release of Kurdish poet İlhan Sami Çomak jailed in Turkey for 26 years

Turkey counts so many political prisoners (there are currently up to 70,000 students in jail) that it can be easy to get human rights fatigue when reporting on the country

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Asrın Law Office issues statement on Imralı meeting

Post Views: 27 The Asrin Law Office, which has represented Abdullah Öcalan since his arrest 21 years ago, has released a statement on the family visit to Imralı Island where Kurdish leader Abdullah is held together with Ömer Hayri Konar,

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