Hunger Strike in Prison [Archives:2000/25/Local News]

June 19 2000

Muttahar Sharaf Al-Sideeq, who has been imprisoned for more than a month in Ibb, has announced a hunger strike until death as a protest as being imprisoned without being charged. Sources from the governorate of Ibb said that Al-Sideeq was imprisoned according to oral orders after he refused to dig for a sewage network to his new house.