A group of supporters has decided to engage in asolidarity hunger strike after a meeting was held to strategize about how to assistWendy Maxwell who faces possible deportation on Monday. Wendy is currently on hunger strike in a detention centre in Milton. This hunger strike has been organized to raise furtherawareness of Wendy Maxwell's case and todemonstrate solidarity for Wendy.
The strikers will be beginning their hunger strike attoday (March 10th) in the Library Building,Jorgenson Hall, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria St.Most probably the strikers will be in a highly visiblelocation but Room 194 of Library Building, JorgensonHall has been set aside for strikers if necessary.
A visible presence from students, workers andcommunity activists is crucial. Those on hungerstrike will need all the support they can get forthe next four days or until Wendy Maxwell is released.
Please stand in solidarity with those on hunger strikein support of Wendy Maxwell! Bring friends or familyto Jorgenson Hall this Thursday or Friday or over theweekend, morning, afternoon or evening Feel free tobring water/juice/blankets, etc., or to bring artsupplies/banners/music/board games etc distractstrikers with activities. Bring video cameras/photocameras.
And please, sign the petition.
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