Another prisoner ends her life to protest the isolation of Öcalan

More prisoners are ending their life to protest the isolation imposed on Kurdish People’s Leader Abdullah Öcalan.

Political prisoner Zehra Sağlam jailed in Oltu T Type Closed Prison in Erzurum province, has ended her life to protest the isolation of Öcalan.

Sağlam family has left for Erzurum to get the body of their martyred daughter which is reported to be at the Forensic Medicine Institute at the moment and will be given to the family after procedures.

The prisoner is reported to be from Varto district of Muş province.

Details about the action of Sağlam were not immediately available.

Since the launch of hunger strike actions demanding the end of isolation against Abdullah Öcalan, four people have lost their life, three of them being prisoners.

On March 17, political prisoner Zülküf Gezen ended his life to protest the isolation in Tekirdağ Prison where he was jailed. Gezen was laid to rest in the Yeniköy Cemetery in Amed (Diyarbakır).

Ugur Sakar, who had set himself on fire in Krefeld, Germany on 20 February to protest the isolation, lost his life on 22 March in the hospital he was being treated in.

Ayten Beçet jailed in Gebze Women’s Closed Prison, carried out a sacrifice action in protest at the isolation and lost her life on Saturday.