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" Hunger Strikes"

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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
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
5/22/2017 5:22:11 PM
Businesses, schools and banks closed their doors in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem in a show of support for prisoners as US President Donald Trump arrived on two-day visit

Multimedia -
10/20/2014 8:15:52 PM
A storytelling performance featuring real stories of Egyptian hunger strikers takes place at AUC's Greek Campus in downtown Cairo

Egypt - Politics
9/15/2014 9:43:49 PM
Political parties and movements in Egypt continue their hunger strikes against the protest law even after the release of renowned activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah.

World - Region
2/24/2013 6:34:17 PM
Israel Prime Minister demand the Palestinian leaders to quell unrest, as thousands of detainees staged hunger strikes in Israeli prisons and their supporters clashed with security forces in the occupied West Bank

Egypt - Politics
2/24/2013 3:17:16 PM
Activists in Cairo will protest Israel's inhumane practices against Palestinian detainees Sunday after one prisoner dies of reported heart failure

World - Region
2/19/2013 8:23:53 PM
Family members of two Palestinian hunger strikers explain to Ahram Online the significance of their cases, especially after Israeli court rejects Samer Issawi's appeal request

World - Region
2/19/2013 6:00:59 PM
International concerns, local demonstrations over 4 Palestinian prisoners on lengthy hunger strikes to protest detention without trial in Israeli jails

Egypt - Politics
9/9/2012 9:41:44 PM
Students at Egypt's trouble-plagued Nile University resort to sit-ins and hunger strikes in hopes of resolving their ongoing dispute with Ahmed Zewail's City for Science and Technology

World - Region
7/16/2012 9:59:51 AM
Deal struck to end hunger strikes in Israeli prisons bears fruit as relatives from Gaza are allowed to visit detainees

World - Region
6/8/2012 11:41:54 AM
Report issued by Amnesty International urges Israel to release all Palestinian prisoners held under administrative detention law amid threats of renewed hunger strikes

World - Region
6/3/2012 6:09:16 PM
Palestinian prisoners minister says hunger strikes may be relaunched after Israel renews - against a previous agreement - administrative detention for 30 prisoners

World - Region
2/12/2012 5:34:38 PM
Palestinian Authority warns of mass protests if Khader Adnan dies in Israeli custody; Israel fears wave of copycat hunger strikes if they release him

Egypt - Politics
1/21/2012 3:07:30 PM
On the eve of the first anniversary of Egypt's revolution, army officers sentenced to prison for demonstrating against the military regime start a hunger strike until the ruling SCAF steps down

Egypt -
11/10/2011 6:27:24 PM
Mother of imprisoned blogger Alaa Abd El-Fattah entertains dozens of supporters as six more activists declare hunger strikes of their own to protest military prosecutions, and more set to join the fast