NEW ORLEANS WORKERS' CENTER FOR RACIAL JUSTICE www.neworleansworkerjustice.org *** JUNE 4, 2008 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE *** Top US Congressman for Indian affairs vows to help Indian hunger strikers on Day 23 of fast Workers tell of Indian government inaction in meeting with Representative Jim McDermott WASHINGTON, DC –...

Today was a landmark day for the hunger strike: Day 21, the longest Mahatma Gandhi ever fasted. Five new hunger strikers joined today -- replacing all but hunger strike strongman Paul Konar, who continued to stand strong at the end of his third week without food. "The...