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Egypt - Politics
5/14/2022 9:28:30 PM
Egypt's National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) said in a statement that it has received a petition signed by 500 Egyptian women urging the admission of jailed "prisoner of consience" and hunger-striker Alaa Abdel-Fattah to the prison's hospital in order to be placed under medical observation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - World
1/11/2022 9:48:16 PM
Palestinian prisoner Hisham Abu Hawash ended a hunger strike in protest against his detention by Israel last week, but other protests continue, writes Mohamed Abu Shaar in Gaza

World - Region
1/2/2022 3:06:42 PM
A Palestinian prisoner languishing in hospital after an extensive hunger strike teetered close to death Sunday, sparking international concern and Palestinian demands that Israel release him from detention without charges.

World - Region
12/10/2021 12:14:48 PM
A year after being released from an Israeli prison following a 103-day hunger strike, Maher al-Akhras is barely able to walk. Frequent bouts of dizziness and sensitivity to noise mean he can neither enjoy social occasions nor return to work on his ancestral farm in the occupied West Bank.

World - Region
12/5/2021 8:25:13 PM
Israeli authorities freed a prominent Palestinian prisoner on Sunday, two weeks after striking a release deal that ended his marathon 131-day hunger strike, said a prisoner rights group.

World - Region
11/23/2021 3:46:22 PM
Two Palestinian hunger strikers, including one who went without food for 131 days, on Monday suspended their strikes against Israel's controversial policy of detaining them without charge after reaching a deal that will allow them to go free in the coming months, a prisoner rights group said.

World - Region
11/11/2021 10:14:08 PM
Israel faced growing calls on Thursday to release five Palestinians who have been on hunger strike for weeks to protest a controversial policy of holding them indefinitely without charge, including one who has been fasting for 120 days and is in severe condition.

World - International
11/6/2021 8:24:22 PM
Thousands of Georgians rallied Saturday for the jailed opposition leader and ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili as fears grew for his health because of a hunger strike lasting several weeks.

World - Region
10/24/2021 6:59:37 PM
The husband of UK charity worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, who has been detained for more than five years in Iran, has gone on a hunger strike again after a court decided she has to spend another year in prison.

World - Region
10/13/2021 7:49:49 PM
At least 250 Palestinian prisoners held by Israel have begun a hunger strike to protest their relocation to isolated cells, officials said Wednesday.

World - Region
9/15/2021 1:02:20 PM
Tensions have been running high since six militants staged a dramatic escape from a high-security jail in northern Israel on September 6, via a tunnel dug under a sink

World - International
6/30/2021 3:10:10 PM
The French-speaking Socialist and Green coalition partners have called for a more flexible approach that could give the hunger strikers a better shot at obtaining the necessary papers

World - Region
6/8/2021 5:37:26 PM
Karoui is a business and media mogul whose party came second in October 2019 parliamentary elections and allied itself with the Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party

World - Region
6/3/2021 8:25:41 PM
Radi also began a hunger strike in April, but he suspended it three weeks later, due to what his father said at the time was a "significant deterioration" of his health

World - International
4/26/2021 7:47:03 PM
Moscow's state prosecutors want the court to ban the network as extremist, dealing a body blow to the activists led by President Vladimir Putin's most high-profile opponent

World - International
4/22/2021 8:57:01 PM
'If the hunger strike continues even a little longer, we will simply have no-one to treat soon,'the physicians said in the statement published by Mediazona, an independent Russian news website

World - International
4/12/2021 3:38:57 PM
Navalny, 44, a prominent opponent of Russian President Vladimir Putin, announced a hunger strike at the end of March in protest

World - International
3/31/2021 5:45:00 PM
'I have gone on a hunger strike demanding that the law be obeyed and that a visiting doctor be allowed to visit me,' jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny wrote on Instagram

World - International
1/30/2021 1:12:45 PM
India blocked mobile internet services in several areas surrounding New Delhi on Saturday as protesting farmers began a one-day hunger strike after a week of clashes with authorities

World - Region
11/26/2020 5:09:00 PM
Israel's administrative detention policy allows the internment of prisoners without charge for renewable periods of up to six months each time

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