Kurdish MPs on hunger strike in Nusaybin

Kurdish deputies Gülser Yıldırım, Ali Atalan, Mithat Sancar and Erol Dora are on hunger strike since November 18 to protest Turkey's attacks on the towns civilian population. Photo: ANF

MARDİN (ANF) – The hunger strike started by HDP (Peoples’ Democratic Party) in solidarity with Nusaybin, continues for the fourth day.

8 civilians have been killed so far by state forces in Mardin’s Nusaybin district where a curfew and onslaught against people continues in its tenth uninterrupted day, to which people respond with self-defense.

HDP Mardin deputies Gülser Yıldırım, Ali Atalan, Mithat Sancar and Erol Dora went on a hunger strike 4 days ago to draw attention to the situation in Nusaybin.

A number of civilians from Amed and Mardin’s Kızıltepe, Derik, Mazıdağı, Savur districts have come to the scene in solidarity with the resistance of Nusaybin people and hunger strike of their representatives.

The hunger strike is taking place at a petrol station near the district, into which no access is allowed amid an intense blockade of state forces.

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