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URGENT: Government is trying to break the hunger strike!

Posted by clandestina on 8 March 2011

March 8, 2011

Greek government spreads rumors that all hunger strikers will be deported if they do not accept the offered 6-months “tolerance status”. We remind that yesterday the government demanded all hunger strikers to be transferred to hospitals and to abandon the site of their struggle. On Tuesday morning, 2 women who were escorting hunger strikers at an Athens hospital were arrested, accused of preventing the strikers from eating. In the afternoon, a public prosecutor held the doctors legally responsible for the health of the hunger strikers!

2 Responses to “URGENT: Government is trying to break the hunger strike!”

  1. Antifaa said

    Public prosecutor held the doctors legally responsible for the health of the hunger strikers.

    This is the ‘World Medical Association'(WMA: http://ac.pt.sl.pt) Declaration of Malta on Hunger Strikers:

    http://www.wma.net/en/30publications/10policies/h31/index.html

    I suggest the Public Prosecutor read this. What he (/she) is trying to do is called ‘abuse of power’. It’s a complete disregard for the ethical standards of the medical profession.

  2. Was mir heute wichtig erscheint #258…

    Solidaritätstag: Am Montag, den 7. März ordnete das griechische Gesundheitsministerium an, das Gebäude in Athen, in dem 300 MigrantInnen einen Hungerstreik durchführen, zu räumen und die geschwächten Migranten zur Zwangsernährung in Krankenhäuser zu tr…

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