Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Hunger striker's plea to Obama over Tamil plight

(DM)A Man from Totnes, London is on hunger strike in protest over human rights violations he claims are going on in the war-torn state of Sri Lanka.

Tim Martin has now gone without food for 15 days as he calls on the US president Barak Obama to intervene to force the Sri Lankan government to allow aid agencies and the media into the north of the island, which is currently a no-go zone for foreigners. Full text