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Tamil political prisoners launch hunger strike 

Tamil political prisoners locked in Sri Lankan jails launched a hunger strike this week, as they continued to call for their immediate release from detention.

Approximately 99 prisoners started their hunger strike earlier this week reports Colombo Gazette, demanding that they either be released or formally charged.

The hunger strike comes as a protest took place in Jaffna on Monday, demanding the release of political prisoners.