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Jan 25, 2014
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.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 10, 2014
A Thai political activist who has started a hunger strike in protest against last month's coup filed charges on Tuesday against junta leader Prayuth Chan-ocha and members of the ruling military council for defaming the monarchy and acts of treason.
World | Reuters | Saturday June 7, 2014
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon voiced concerns on Friday about the worsening health of Palestinian hunger strikers in Israeli detention and demanded that they either be formally charged or released immediately.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 28, 2014
Civil rights activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on an indefinite hunger strike demanding repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act for the past 13 years, wants to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi to apprise him of the situation in the state an...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
A former police chief whose decade-long imprisonment has been taken up as a cause by Venezuela's opposition said in a letter made public Tuesday that he is going on a hunger strike to demand his release.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 23, 2014
Eyes yellowing but sparkling with determination, Lateef Johar vows to carry on his month-long hunger strike until his missing leader is recovered -- or he dies and another young Baluch takes his place.
World | Associated Press | Thursday May 22, 2014
Fourteen fired Albanian civil servants have launched a hunger strike outside the government headquarters in protest at what they say is a politically motivated cull of workers.
Diaspora | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday April 21, 2014
More than 40 immigrants from India at the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Texas have ended their hunger strike after a week of protesting their detention while seeking political asylum.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Monday April 21, 2014
Over 100 Indians - detained by US authorities for allegedly entering the country illegally to seek asylum - are on a hunger strike.
Press Trust of India | Friday March 28, 2014
The Nokia India Employees Union also said they would further step up protests post the Lok Sabha elections.
Thursday March 27, 2014
Employees of Nokia's plant at Sriperumbudur near Chennai have decided to go on a one-day hunger strike next week, seeking job security in the wake of a deal between the Finnish handset maker and software giant Microsoft.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday March 18, 2014
Desperate relatives of Chinese passengers aboard flight MH370 threatened to go on hunger strike on Tuesday as they demanded answers about the missing aircraft from Malaysian officials.
India | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Saturday February 22, 2014
After sitting on a fast for four days, a teenager, who was allegedly raped by four men, has consumed poison to protest against police inaction in the case.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday February 18, 2014
Convicted Norwegian mass-killer Anders Behring Breivik has threatened to go on hunger strike unless he gets access to better video games, a sofa and a larger gym.
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Friday February 14, 2014
Manipur's 'Iron Lady' Irom Chanu Sharmila has rejected an offer from the Aam Aadmi Party to join politics and contest this year's Lok Sabha elections.
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Monday February 3, 2014
Vinod Kumar Binny, the expelled Aam Aadmi Party legislator who had called off a hunger strike within hours last week, is back. This time he claims he has the support of four more Delhi MLAs and is threatening to pull the rug from under the Arvind Kej...