Tunisian Group Begins Hunger Strike in Geneva

Published June 18th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

A number of Tunisian immigrants in Switzerland have begun Sunday a hunger strike, reported the Swiss NZZ Online. 

They said the protest would last ten days and aims at showing solidarity with political prisoners in their country, said NZZ. 

"The hunger strike is also aimed at raising public awareness in Switzerland about the human rights situation in Tunisia," one Tunisian was quoted as saying - Albawaba.com  



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