Prisoners in Silivri go on hunger strike for Timtik and Ünsal
Lawyer Yaprak Türkmen said that the political prisoners in Silivri Prison No. 9, who protested the forced hospitalization of lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal, burned cells and went on an indefinite hunger strike.
Despite the Forensic Medicine Institute (ATK) saying that lawyers Ebru Timtik and Aytaç Ünsal, who have been on death fast for months, could not remain in prison, they were not released and were forcibly taken to hospital instead.
It was learned that the political prisoners in Silivri Prison No. 9, who protested the forced hospitalization of the lawyers went on an indefinite hunger strike and some of them burned their cells.
Lawyer Yaprak Türkmen told ANF that those who burned their cells to protest the forced hospitalization of the lawyers were punished.
Türkmen, who was on duty at Halkalı Kanuni Sultan Süleyman Hospital, also gave information about the latest status of lawyers on death fast.
Türkmen pointed out that as a result of the intense efforts they made for Aytaç Ünsal, the request for a companion was accepted only 24 hours later, but he could not be contacted yet.
The request of a companion for lawyer Ebru Timtik was only accepted on Friday night.
Those accompany the lawyer will be tested for Covid-19 before being allowed in.