World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 2, 2014
Student-led demonstrators are demanding free leadership elections for the semi-autonomous Chinese city, with the main protest camp continuing to block a long stretch of a multi-lane highway in central Hong Kong for over two months.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 12, 2014
A group of Guinean activists went on hunger strike on Tuesday to demand the safe return of thousands of villagers they say have fled their homes amid Ebola-related unrest in the south.
World | Agence-France Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran after trying to watch a volleyball match is on a hunger strike, refusing food or liquids, her brother told AFP on Monday.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami is protesting because the judge is yet to officially confirm her one-year prison sentence.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Undertrial prisoners on Tuesday staged a hunger strike in Mathura jail but called it off soon after authorities promised them proper treatment.
Reuters | Monday October 6, 2014
Iranian women in the Islamic Republic are banned from watching certain male sports events such as football and volleyball.
World | Reuters | Sunday October 5, 2014
An Iranian-British woman has gone on hunger strike in prison in Tehran to protest against her arrest for trying to watch a men's volleyball game, the opposition website Kalame reported on Sunday.
Friday September 19, 2014
Labour trouble seems to be brewing at Renault Nissan Automotive India Pvt Ltd (RNAIL) plant here with around 200 former trainees employed at the factory Friday deciding to go on hunger strike, led by Aam Admi Party (AAP).
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday August 28, 2014
The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster on Thursday abandoned a hunger strike aimed at forcing lawmakers to set up a full independent inquiry.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 22, 2014
The father of one of the high school students killed in South Korea's ferry disaster was hospitalised Friday after mounting a 40-day hunger strike to demand a full independent inquiry.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 21, 2014
Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years against army atrocities, is sitting on protest just half a kilometer from a jail hospital from where she was released on Wednesday.
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 21, 2014
Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years, will be released shortly from a hospital room where she has been kept for years.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday August 19, 2014
Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years, will be released, a local court said today.
World | Associated Press | Monday August 18, 2014
Two years after Bogota's leftist mayor suspended bullfights at the capital's history-steeped bullring, a clutch of apprentice matadors is pressing for their reinstatement with a hunger strike.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The attorney for a Guantanamo Bay prisoner from Syria cleared for release in 2009 says his health has deteriorated severely as a result of an ongoing hunger strike.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 16, 2014
A US Navy nurse has refused to force-feed prisoners who are on an extended hunger strike at Guantanamo Bay, the first protest of its kind at the detention centre, a rights lawyer and US official said on Tuesday.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with PTI inputs) | Monday July 7, 2014
Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh will stage a seven-day hunger strike at the Guna district headquarter in Madhya Pradesh starting today. He is protesting against the state government for not providing relief to natural-calamity hit farmers.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 5, 2014
Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh today said he will stage a seven-day hunger strike in Guna district headquarter from July 7, to protest against the state government for not providing relief to farmers hit by natural-calamity.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 25, 2014
Sixty-three Palestinian prisoners who have refused food for 62 days have suspended their hunger strike after reaching a deal with the Israel Prisons Service, their lawyer told AFP.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 17, 2014
Egypt's public prosecutor ordered the release on Monday on medical grounds of Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Al-Shamy, who had been on hunger strike for more than 130 days in protest over his detention, a statement from the prosecutor's office said.