Asrın Law Office asks Ministry of Justice when the last visit to Imrali took place

Asrın Law Office responded to the Turkish Ministry of Justice, which said that Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan was benefiting from his rights, to "explain when the last visit was made."


Deputies of the People's Equality and Democracy Party (DEM Party) applied to the Parliamentary Human Rights Investigation Commission (IHIK) on 7 December 2023, to end the isolation imposed on Kurdish People's Leader Abdullah Öcalan and to allow family and lawyer visits. Responding to the application regarding the Imrali isolation, the General Directorate of Prisons and Detention Houses claimed that Abdullah Öcalan, who has not been heard from for 38 months, has benefited from his rights.

Asrın Law Office, the bureau of lawyers who defend Abdullah Öcalan, responded to the Ministry, in a post on social media stating: "We invite the Ministry of Justice and the General Directorate of Prisons to explain when the last lawyer's visit and family visit was held in Imralı."

The Turkish Ministry of Justice General Directorate of Criminal Affairs and the Turkish Ministry of Justice were tagged in the post.