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Experiments with truth: 3/31/10

  • A hunger strike that began on March 18, by several Sahrawi detainees in Moroccan prisons to protest against violations of human rights in the occupied territories of Western Sahara has expanded to 10 other prisons.
  • The public, including members and supporters of the ruling Frelimo Party, boycotted en masse a rally in the southern Mozambican town of Homoine at which the new governor of Inhambane province, Agostinho Trinta, was to have been presented to protest  the chronic shortage of drinking water, lack of rubbish collection, and the poor state of the roads in the town.