Ocalans lawyers host press conference after first visit in eight years

Ocalans lawyers host press conference after first visit in eight years

Abdullah Ocalan's legal team hosted a shock press conference today in Istanbul after two of his four man team were allowed to spend an hour with Mr Ocalan at Imrali prison on the 2nd of May 2019. He has been kept in extreme isolation at Imrali Island Prison for twenty years, ever since his abduction in Kenya outside the Greek embassy in 1999. Öcalan is denied access to newspaper and TV news. It is as yet unclear if this is a temporary reaction to the ongoing hunger strikes world wide that had reached a deadly phase or if this represents…
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