(PDF) The Imrali Post

You Heard His Name. Learn His Story. Demand His Freedom.

Issue No 10 / 25 May 2022 ★ Contact: imralipost@freeocalan.org

The Imrali Post is a new news bulletin published by the International Initiative “Freedom for Abdullah Öcalan—Peace in Kurdistan”. It aims to highlight news in relation to the struggle for freedom of the political prisoners, in particular of Abdullah Öcalan, and peace and democracy in Kurdistan.

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You Heard His Name. Learn His Story. Demand His Freedom.

Issue No 7 / 12 April 2022 ★ Contact: imralipost@freeocalan.org

Contents

Imrali……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2

Asrın Law Office calls for urgent action against the isolation in Imrali Prison………………………………2

International lawyers’ organizations urge the CPT to visit Imrali……………………………………………….4

4th of April: Birth of a People…………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6

KCK: April 4 proclaims the good news of a free life………………………………………………………………..6 Kurdish parties call for participation in Öcalan’s birthday celebration in Amara…………………………..8 Seminar in Shengal to mark Abdullah Öcalan’s birthday………………………………………………………..10 Kirkuk residents celebrate birthday of Abdullah Öcalan…………………………………………………………10 ‘We rediscovered our existence with Rêber Apo’……………………………………………………………………11 Women from the Arab community living in Shengal plant saplings to mark birthday of Öcalan…..12 73 saplings were planted for Öcalan, who turned 73……………………………………………………………..13 PKK leader Öcalan’s birthday celebrated in the house where he was born………………………………….13

Newroz 2022…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 14

PKK: A Newroz of Victory………………………………………………………………………………………………..14

Police intimidation of children during Newroz……………………………………………………………………..16

Prisons………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 17

Another ill prisoner dies because of delay in his release…………………………………………………………..17 Prisoner’s families stage sit-in protest outside courthouse in Amed…………………………………………..18 Justice Vigil launched in Istanbul after Amed, Van and Izmir………………………………………………….19 Çukurova TUAY-DER co-chair: Speak up against suspicious deaths and violations of rights in prison …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….19 A message of hope to the Kurds from a former Chilean political prisoner………………………………….20 ‘Ill prisoners should be diagnosed by independent institutions,’ says chair of medical association….22 New isolation areas: S-Type prisons…………………………………………………………………………………….23 Prisoner subjected to ill-treatment by doctor after protesting against handcuffs during examination25 Death of a political prisoner in Turkey: Religious service, funeral car denied……………………………..26 Released from prison after 30 years: We never abandoned hope………………………………………………27

Opinion………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 28

It’s time to delist the PKK as a terror organisation…………………………………………………………………28 Terrorism: the power of a word – a weekly news review………………………………………………………….30 Kurds and the walls built around them………………………………………………………………………………..34 The Liars Are Desperate……………………………………………………………………………………………………35 Emancipating humanity from the inhuman acts of humans……………………………………………………37

Who Are We?…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 39 —★—

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