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Vavuniya hunger strike enters fortieth day

The hunger strike launched by the relatives of Tamils made to disappear by the Sri Lankan state in Vavuniya has entered its fortieth day.

For the past forty days, the protesters have been engaged in hunger strike on a rotational basis.

As well as demanding answers on the fate of their loved ones, the hunger strikers have urged the unconditional release of all Tamil political prisoners.

Photo: Pathivu