Tamil Diplomat

36 TPPs fainted during Fast unto death continue to be hospital

The  Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) undertook fast unto death on 12th of this month calling for their unconditional release and abandoned it following assurance from the President through Sampanthan.

But, 36 of them fainted during the fast on several days and they are being treated continuously in prison hospitals, said the Commissioner of Prisons Rohana Pushpakumara.