French prisoners fundraise for tsunami relief

5th January 2005, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, Jan 5 (AFP) - Inmates and prisoners awaiting trial in more than two dozen French jails have organised fundraising drives for the survivors of last week's Indian Ocean tsunami catastrophe, prison officials said Wednesday.

PARIS, Jan 5 (AFP) - Inmates and prisoners awaiting trial in more than two dozen French jails have organised fundraising drives for the survivors of last week's Indian Ocean tsunami catastrophe, prison officials said Wednesday.

So far, the detainees have raised close to EUR 4,000 (USD 5,300) in just three of those establishments - Longuenesse in the north, Metz in the east and Poissy outside the capital Paris.

 

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