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One More Hunger-Striker Hospitalized

2006 2006-10-25T10:00:00+0300 1970-01-01T03:00:00+0300 en The Human Rights Center “Viasna” The Human Rights Center “Viasna”
The Human Rights Center “Viasna”

Today cosmetician Tatsiana Varantsova, 42, was taken to hospital after 16 days of the hunger-strike.

Maryna Tserakh, head of press-service of the New Life Church, told RFE/RL:

-- The ambulance team carried out a check-up of our Church member and took her to the city hospital #1.

Three hunger-strike participants (all women) were taken to hospital from the beginning of the hunger-strike. The hunger-strike lasts for 20 days. 9 people are on hunger-strike and about 100 are fasting in solidarity with the hunger-strikers.

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