Eleven Muslim prisoners launch hunger strike in Spain

Eleven Muslim prison inmates, including two charged with participating in the 2004 Madrid train bombings, have launched a hunger strike in Spain, sources from the prison administration said Monday.

Eleven Muslim prisoners launch hunger strike in Spain
Eleven Muslim prison inmates, including two charged with participating in the 2004 Madrid train bombings, have launched a hunger strike in Spain, sources from the prison administration said Monday.

The six Moroccans, four Algerians and one Turkish national were held in three prisons in the eastern Valencia region.

A total of 28 people are charged in the trial, with the verdicts expected in October.

The strikers, who launched their protest on Saturday, said they were innocent.

DPA
Last Mod: 03 Eylül 2007, 16:44
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