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Turkey: Fear for hunger strikers' wellbeing: Nuriye Gülmen and Semih Özakça

, Index number: EUR 44/6340/2017

Academic Nuriye Gülmen and primary school teacher Semih Özakça, were remanded in Sincan prison, in Ankara, on 23 May. They are continuing a prolonged hunger strike to protest against the dismissal from their jobs. There are fears for their wellbeing including that they may be forced to end their hunger strike against their will.

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