37 persons of Indian Origin Fasting In Protest Against US

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  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has confirmed that 37 of the total 100 persons of Indian origin who were arrested on charges of illegal entry without the visa are on hunger strike in protest against the treatment meted out to them.
  • No information was provided on the details of their detention, the duration of their strike or the possible legal remedies.
  • It is speculated that they were detained in Mexico and were either transported to the US or they attempted a border crossing into the US.
  • Read at: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-international/us-confirms-fast-by-punjab-detenus/article5916961.ece

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