American Film maker Mr. Chris Flaherty Hunger strike continues for the 5th day

Chris flaherty with Mother's day march for Birtukan mideksa
Chris flaherty with Mother's day march for Birtukan mideksa

A hunger strike by Mr. Chris flaherty for jailed Birtuka Mideksa still continues for the 5th day,  on the same day Ethiopian mothers and young girls marks this year mother’s day by marching from State department to US congress asking a release of Birtukan Mideksa and other Political prisoners.

On their way to the congress they made a brief stop on the white house and show their support and appreciation for Mr. Chris.

As he promised on the first day he is still continues the strike until the Obama government recognize Ms. Birtukan as a prisoner of conscious.

As we learned from him and a group started on the biggest social network Facebook his supporters are sending emails to The White house and state department.

Some of the local Ethiopian residents spending the night on the park benches with him and showing him their appreciation for what he is sacrificing.

. He told for this website he didn’t see his family for days.  Mr. Chris is Married and a father of a 2 year old girl.

Watch the VIDEO and Day 5 picture of the hunger strike.

Day 5 Pictures

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