The hunger strike of 50 politicians, that HDP, DBP, DTK, KJA and HDK planned for initiating “meetings with Öcalan in a legal way" started yesterday in Diyarbakir.
The hunger strike started with the press conference held in DBP (Democratic Regions Party) Diyarbakir office and the statement was read by DBP Co-Chair Sebahat Tuncel. She said, "We urge people to act in solidarity until our legitimate and reasonable demand will be responded."
Here is the list of 50 politicians who went on hunger strike:
DTK (Democratic Society Congress) Co-Chair Leyla Güven, DBP Co-Chair Sebahat Tuncel, Ceylan Bağrıyanık from İmrali Committee, Van Co-Mayor Bekir Kaya, Öcalan's lawyers Ebru Günay and Cengiz Çiçek, Nadir Yıldırım, Selma Irmak, Berdan Öztürk, Dilek Öcalan, Ferhat Encu, Ebru Günay, Gülcihan Şimşek, Zeynel Mat, Mehmet Candemir, Uğur Bayrak, Zeki Baran, Murat Döner, Leyla Güven, Hasip Yalnıç, Zeynep Karaman, Berfin Emektar, İbrahim Halil Yıldırım, Nazım Hikmet Çalışkan, Abdullah Tarhan, Zeynel Doğan, İslam Dağdeviren, Mehmet Ali Tunç, Beritan Tayan, Bayram Demir, Berivan Özlem Kutlu, Yıldız Çetin, Rukiye Eryılmaz, Hasan Güngör, Zelal Abiş Birtane, Hayrettin Satar, Hüseyin Çelik, Necmi Dilmaç, Bayram Akman, Abdulkadir Çalışkan, Siyamend Yaruk, Arif Akkaya, Abbas Ercan, Arzu Karaman, Elif Haram, Semra Karaduman, Talat Emre, Rıfat Roni, Sinan Ekinci, Nalan Göze, Yusuf Ziya Yavuz and Yusuf Sökmen.