Sydney Protester on Hunger Strike After Fortnight of Inaction by Aussie Gov't
May 4, 2009 § 1 Comment
Three weeks ago, disheartened by the lack of response of the Australian government to try save hundreds of thousands of Tamil civilians being persecuted by the Sri Lankan state, Sutha embarked on a hunger strike.
On the seventh day, the Australian government gave him assurances that they would act and believing those promises would be met he ceased his hunger strike.
On 3 May 2009, after waiting for more than a fortnight and seeing no concrete action by the Australian government, Sutha has recommenced his hunger strike.
As the Australian government continues to keep silent, the Government of Sri Lanka continues to bomb Tamil civilian areas, including hospitals.
Sutha will continue his hunger strike until there is constructive action taken by the Government of Australia.