Jawar et al agree to end hunger strike after 39 days

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Jawar Mohammed et al, who have been on hunger strike for almost six weeks, have agreed to end their hunger strike on Monday, March 8th, their lawyers said.

Jawar Mohammed, Bekele Gerba, and Hamza Adane who have reportedly refused to eat to demand improved treatment for their relatives and supporters visiting them will end their hunger strike tomorrow, their lawyers, Tuli Baysa and Gemechu Gutema have confirmed.

According to Gemechu, Jawar and the other prisoners agreed to suspend the hunger strike following appeal by local religious and community leaders and their doctors.

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