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54 hrs Hunger Strike Completed (r)

   54 hrs Hunger Strike Completed

World Wide 54 hrs Hunger Strike staged by pro-democracy activists
based in New Delhi was completed in the evening of Oct 10, 1996.

In the end of the fast, participants were treated with boiled
rice. Today eminent speakers, who came to express their
solidarity to the participants were Mr. George Fernandes, the
president of Samata Party and an honourable member of Parliament
and Ms. Jaya Jaitly, the General Secrtary of Samata Party and a
founder member of Friends of Burma.

The participants also sent a memoradum to the Honorable prime
minister of the Government of India.

Today we displayed more placards protesting against the visiting
deputy minister from Health from SLORC, Col. Thant Zin who came
to attend the International Conference on Leprosy in New Delhi.

Reported by
Ko Myat Thu(ABSL)
Information Section
Hunger Strike Committee