Tamil political prisoners in Anuradhapura, Jaffna to begin fast

[TamilNet, Monday, 28 September 2009, 09:53 GMT]
Groups of Tamil political prisoners now being detained, in the prisons of Jaffna and Anuradhapura without inquiry, under the Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) and Emergency Regulations, have notified their relatives that they have decided to begin a continuous fast demanding their release or to subject them to judicial inquiry in court, according to the relatives.

They are scheduled to begin their fast Monday afternoon, the sources said.

Tamil political prisoners in prisons in the south are also reported to have intimated their intention to begin fast in support to the Tamil prisoners in Jaffna and Anuradhapura.

 

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