Diren CoşKun: Hunger Strike in Prison
(Tekirdağ, 8 February 2023) Diren Coşkun, a trans woman and activist, is on a hunger/death strike in the Tekirdağ prison in Turkey. Today, 8th February is her 15th day on hunger strike.
She demands access to healthcare and trans-specific healthcare as well as to be removed from solitary confinement. Diren has been discriminated and harassed by prison authorities. Her requests have not been met yet.
There is also a change.org petition asking prison authorities to take concrete steps to answer her demands.