TWENTYONEMILES: Migrant struggles and resistance in Belgium, France and Switzerland

August 24, 2010

31 year old hunger strike dies in France

Filed under: France, hunger strike — twentyonemiles @ 9:08 pm

Mamadou Gassama, a 31 year old from Mail, had lived in France since 2000. He has been refused visas on several occasions and had been on a hunger strike with 6769 others to demand his regularisation. He died suddenly on Friday 13th August, leaving behind two brothers near Paris.

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