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  • South Korea Ferry Victim's Father Ends 45-day Hunger Strike

    South Korea Ferry Victim's Father Ends 45-day Hunger Strike

    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.

  • Hunger-Striking Father of South Korean Ferry Victim Hospitalised

    Hunger-Striking Father of South Korean Ferry Victim Hospitalised

    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.

  • Irom Sharmila Continues Hunger Strike Near Jail Hospital After Release

    Irom Sharmila Continues Hunger Strike Near Jail Hospital After Release

    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.

  • Irom Sharmila Says Happy to be Released, But Will Continue Fast

    Irom Sharmila Says Happy to be Released, But Will Continue Fast

    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.

  • Court Orders Release of Hunger-Striking Indian Activist

    Court Orders Release of Hunger-Striking Indian Activist

    A court in the northeastern Indian state of Manipur ordered the release of Irom Sharmila, an activist who has been imprisoned on charges of attempted suicide since she began a hunger strike nearly 14 years ago.

  • Irom Sharmila Must Be Released, Says Court, Rejects Attempted Suicide Charges

    Irom Sharmila Must Be Released, Says Court, Rejects Attempted Suicide Charges

    Irom Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike in Manipur for 14 years, will be released, a local court said today.

  • Novice Matadors' Hunger Strike over Bullfight Ban in Colombia

    Novice Matadors' Hunger Strike over Bullfight Ban in Colombia

    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.

  • Force-Fed Gitmo Prisoner's Life at Risk: Attorney

    Force-Fed Gitmo Prisoner's Life at Risk: Attorney

    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.

  • Navy Nurse Refuses to Force-Feed Gitmo Detainees

    Navy Nurse Refuses to Force-Feed Gitmo Detainees

    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.

  • Digvijaya Singh to Stage Week-Long Hunger Strike in Guna

    Digvijaya Singh to Stage Week-Long Hunger Strike in Guna

    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.

  • Digvijaya Singh to Stage Hunger Strike in Madhya Pradesh's Guna

    Digvijaya Singh to Stage Hunger Strike in Madhya Pradesh's Guna

    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.

  • Palestinians Halt 62-Day Hunger Strike After Deal

    Palestinians Halt 62-Day Hunger Strike After Deal

    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.

  • Egypt Frees Al Jazeera Journalist on Hunger Strike

    Egypt Frees Al Jazeera Journalist on Hunger Strike

    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.

  • Thai Hunger-Striker Files Charges Against Junta Leader

    Thai Hunger-Striker Files Charges Against Junta Leader

    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.

  • UN Worried About Health of Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike

    UN Worried About Health of Palestinian Detainees on Hunger Strike

    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.

  • Irom Sharmila Wants to Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    Irom Sharmila Wants to Meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi

    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...

  • Jailed Venezuela Police Chief Starts Hunger Strike

    Jailed Venezuela Police Chief Starts Hunger Strike

    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.

  • Pakistan Student Wages Hunger Strike over Missing Baluch Leader

    Pakistan Student Wages Hunger Strike over Missing Baluch Leader

    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.

  • Albanians Fired From Public Jobs on Hunger Strike

    Albanians Fired From Public Jobs on Hunger Strike

    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.

  • Indian detainees in US end hunger strike

    Indian detainees in US end hunger strike

    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.

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