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World - Region
2/19/2024 6:18:40 PM
The jailed leader of Tunisian opposition party Ennahdha, 82-year-old Rached Ghannouchi, launched a hunger strike on Monday, his Islamist-inspired party said.

World - Region
10/5/2023 3:08:56 PM
Family members of jailed lawyers and politicians in Tunisia want the International Criminal Court to investigate claims of political persecution and human rights violations as an increasing number of President Kais Saied's opponents are arrested and several in prison stage hunger strikes.

World - Region
9/13/2023 12:03:00 PM
Prisoners in Bahrain have "ended" a mass hunger strike over jail conditions, a government source told AFP, after activists warned the action could resume.

World - Region
8/29/2023 1:28:16 PM
Bahraini authorities have agreed to offer prisoners extra rights, including more visiting hours, following a hundreds-strong hunger strike that activists say is the largest in the country's history.

World - Region
8/18/2023 6:37:02 PM
​Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are gearing up for an open-ended hunger strike against the aggressive tactics practised by Israeli guards and authorities.

World - Region
8/14/2023 7:13:14 PM
Libya’s judicial authorities have formally asked Lebanon to release one of the late dictator Moammar Gadhafi’s sons, held without charges in Lebanon since 2015 because of his deteriorating health, officials said Monday.

World - Region
6/3/2023 7:14:06 PM
A son of Libya’s late leader Muammar Gaddafi, who has been held in Lebanon for more than seven years, began a hunger strike Saturday to protest his detention without trial, his lawyer said.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
5/27/2023 9:36:00 AM
There may be nothing more indicative of the bias and lack of objectivity in US mainstream media than the case of Khader Adnan, the Palestinian political activist and political detainee who died in the Ramla maximum security prison after an 87-day hunger strike in protest of his detention without trial.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
5/5/2023 5:12:00 PM
One of several Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who had reached a critical condition as a result of their continued hunger strike has died

World - Region
5/3/2023 9:46:04 AM
Palestinian group Islamic Jihad announced a truce around Gaza Wednesday, after Palestinian resistance groups traded fire with Israel following the death in Israeli custody of a hunger striker from its ranks.

World - Region
5/2/2023 5:30:17 PM
The Arab League on Tuesday held Israel responsible for the death of a Palestinian prisoner after he died of a hunger strike that lasted for 87 days, Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

World - Region
5/2/2023 5:06:36 PM
The Israeli military traded fire with Gaza militants Tuesday in a flare-up of violence following the death in Israeli custody of a Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike.

World - Region
5/2/2023 11:55:00 AM
A high-profile Palestinian occupation prisoner died in Israeli custody on Tuesday after 86 days hunger strike in protest against his detention without charge, Israel’s prison service announced, at a time of already soaring tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

World - Region
3/11/2023 1:43:25 PM
Palestinian inmates in Israeli prisons say they will intensify their protest against measures taken by Israeli Minister of National Security Itamar Ben Gvir, according to Palestinian news agency WAFA.

World - Region
2/26/2023 9:27:59 PM
At least 22 Syrian migrants detained for more than five months in Libya began a hunger strike Monday to demand their release, a Libyan rights group said.

Arts & Culture - Screens
2/4/2023 11:50:17 AM
Acclaimed Iranian director Jafar Panahi was released on bail Friday, two days after going on hunger strike to protest his imprisonment last summer, his supporters said.

World - International
12/14/2022 6:23:46 PM
Georgia's jailed ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili announced a new hunger strike Wednesday after authorities didn't ensure a video link between the hospital where he is being held and his court hearing.

World - Region
11/29/2022 7:37:40 PM
A Belgian aid worker detained in Iran is on a hunger strike over the "inhuman" treatment by his captors, his family said on Tuesday, expressing worries about his failing health.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/15/2022 7:33:38 PM
Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah's sister Mona Seif announced that the Egyptian activist has sent his family and lawyer a letter on Tuesday in which he reportedly stated that he broke his months-long hunger strike on Monday.

Egypt - Courts & Law
11/14/2022 6:22:32 PM
A letter written by jailed Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah on Saturday and handed on Monday to his mother, Laila Soueif, says that he started to drink water Saturday, Khaled Ali, his lawyer, and his family said on Monday.

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