As of July 29, 2022, the Death Fast Resisters Sibel Balaç and Gökhan Yıldırım have been in the Death Fast for 223 days and 217 days respectively.
The resistance of Death Fast, which exceeds 200 days, causes irreversible damage to the human body. Even if the demands are accepted after this period, lymph edema, burning in the legs, swelling, constant forgetfulness, diseases caused by prolonged hunger, especially Wernike Korsakoff, are diseases that the resistance will suffer from for life.
If the demands are ignored, a painful death is inevitable!
The ailments of Sibel Balaç and Gökhan Yıldırım, who had passed the 200 day mark, have become more obvious in recent days.
Sibel Balaç’s weight has dropped to 48 kilos and Gökhan Yıldırım to 42 kilos.
This situation increases the danger to life.
In addition, heart palpitations, swelling of the feet, weakness, inability to eat sugar solid, such as Sibel Balac, have been going on for a long time. There is swelling of the muscles and joint pains. Capillary vessel cracks have just passed.
Heart palpitations, on the other hand, have been a constant part of life.
According to the information we received from Gökhan Yıldırım’s family at his last public appearance;
He has rashes caused by vascular cracks on his hands and feet, because of these rashes, wounds have now appeared between his fingers, there are rashes and small wounds. Rashes on the nape of the neck, caused by cracks in the veins, again the body’s resistance has decreased. He can’t walk right now, and when he gets out of his cell, he can go anywhere he wants to go with a wheelchair, and he has mouth ulcers. He cannot use solid sugar, he can only be fed with water, sugar, salt and lemon.
He can’t write right now because of the wounds between his fingers, he says he’s temporarily given up writing.
He says he has bone pains which mean he can’t sleep at night
Leaving his cell, he is forced to use a wheelchair when going somewhere because he can lose his balance and fall while walking. And this is due to the fact that his muscles are eroding.
The health status of the two insurgents is deteriorating day by day. Failure to meet their demands takes the situation to an irreversible stage.
If the demands of these two people are not met, they are determined to resist to the end!
What about us!
We owe these two resisters a life to live!
They are resisting not only for themselves, but also for a people who want to be overwhelmed by injustice!
Let’s keep Sibel and Gökhan alive so that we can inherit the victory of resisting our children!
Long live our Death Fast Resistance!