On Tue, 27 Jan 1998 13:31:03 +0100, firstname.lastname@example.org (Ilangko Balasingham )
>This is to inform that Mr. Bernt Hauge, a Counselor
>working for an NGO called "Raadgivningsgruppa" in
>Trondheim has been on hunger strike since January 13th.
>He was among other NGOs who broke a deal with the
>Norwegian government when 14 Tamil asylum seekers went
>on hunger strike for 14 days in January 1997.
>Mr. Hauge demands that the Norwegian government should
>approach the Tamil asylum seekers' cases with a positive
>attitude and should reconsider their cases again. He is
>determined to fast until he receives a positive answer
>from the government.
>There are some 600 Tamil asylum seekers to be sent back
>to Sri Lanka. It is widely believed that the Norwegian
>government will start the deportation (repatriation)
>process once the Jaffna elections are over.
>If you wish to show your sympathy to Mr. Hauge and
>your dismay to the Norwegian government, please send your
>Mr. Bernt Hauge
>Raadgivningsgruppa in Trondheim
>Phone: +47 73 52 30 05
>Fax: +47 73 52 9386
>Mr. Kjell Magne Bondevik
>Phone: +47 22 24 40 00
>Fax: +47 22 24 95 00
>Ms. Aud Inger Aure
>Minister of Justice
>Phone: +47 22 24 51 00.
>Fax: +47 22 24 95 40