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Families of hunger-striking Tamil political prisoners meet Northern Province governor

Families of Tamil political prisoners hunger striking in Anuradhapura prison met with the Northern Province governor on Sunday.

Accompanied by the Northern Provincial Councillor, M. K. Sivajilingam, family members of the three detainees hunger striking in Anuradhapuram met with the governor to discuss their concerns about the detainees' health.

The three prisoners are hunger-striking in protest against the transferral of their cases from Vavuniya to Anuradhapura.

Widespread protests in solidarity with the prisoners have been taking place across the North.

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