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Tuesday 23 July 2019
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Two fasting TPPS admitted to hospital and one transferred to Death row prisoners section

Two fasting TPPS admitted to hospital and one transferred to Death row prisoners section

Two of the fasting  Tamil Political Prisoners (TPPs) in Anuradhapura Prison, have been admitted to the prison hospital with deteriorated body conditions and the third one had been made to stay with prisoners in the death row.

These three TPPs went into fasting protest demanding that their cases which are being heard in Vavuniya Court should not be transferred to any other court in the south. They have gone into fasting from last Sunday. Generally, their body condition deteriorated and two of them Thiruvarul and Sulaksan were admitted prison hospital because of this

But worst happened to Tharsan. He has been transferred to section of death row prisoners. Neutral critics said that this is a psychological punishment meted out to the TPP. However Tharsan is continuing his fasting.


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