Swiss activist released

Bernard Rappaz: hunger strike wins freedom!Bernard Rappaz: hunger strike wins freedom!After 73 days of strict hunger strike, Swiss activist Bernard Rappaz was released from prison on January 25, by an order of the provincial high court.
Rappaz was arrested November 14, 2001, and charged with trafficking and possession of 10 tons of hash and cannabis products (CC#36, Drug war fun).

The 48-year old Rappaz has been slowly recuperating from the effects of his lengthy fast, but friends say he is still strong and will recover.Bernard Rappaz: hunger strike wins freedom!