Leftists in Bern dropped a banner at the Greek Embassy in Switzerland in solidarity with Dimitris Koufontinas, a former member of the November 17 revolutionary group who entered a hunger strike on the 8th of January to demand his transfer to the Korydallos prison in Athens which would give better medical treatment of his conditions and the ability to see visitors.
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