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Jailed LTTE prisoners on strike

[DailyMirror, Thursday, 17 May 2012 09:04 No Comment]

A group of 80 ex-LTTE prisoners who are being held at the Colombo Remand Prison in Welikada have commenced a hunger strike urging authorities to hasten court hearings or to release them.

A senior prison officer said that they have been in remand for nearly three years and some have been in remand more than five years. (SD)

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